Steam false alarm closes George St

A section of Dunedin's main shopping drag was cordoned off this morning after steam set off fire alarms in the Glassons building.

A Fire and Emergency NZ spokesman said firefighters were called to the scene at 8.44am, after receiving reports of smoke coming from the top of the George St building.

A ladder truck operates on George St this morning after a false alarm. Photo: Craig Baxter
A ladder truck operates on George St this morning after a false alarm. Photo: Craig Baxter
Upon arrival, they found steam had set off alarms, he said.

Police blocked off a section of George St, from St Andrew St to Hanover St, for a short time.  

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