Exchange Tower in Perth evacuated due to fire

Exchange Tower in Perth.
Exchange Tower in Perth.

WORKERS in Perth’s Exchange Tower on The Esplanade have been evacuated following a building fire this morning.

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services received a direct-to-brigade alarm at 9.56am and attended the scene.

An evacuation was carried out with workers gathering at Supreme Court Gardens.

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A DFES spokeswoman confirmed three people were stuck in a lift in the building.

The fire was contained by 10.40am.