Wellington building evacuated

00:53, Jun 03 2014
Thorndon Quay fire
ALL OUT: A Thorndon Quay building is evacuated after smoke was found on three floors.

A commercial building in Wellington has been evacuated after smoke was discovered.

Ericsson House on Thorndon Quay was cleared about 12:30pm today.

Smoke had been discovered on the fourth, fifth and sixth floors, Fire Service spokeswoman said.

Fire crews were still investigating the source of the smoke, which was believed to be a lift room.

The immediate area was cordoned off, a witness said.


The Dominion Post