Queensland Fire and Emergencies services have one crew on scene responded to a bushfire burning at Kilkivan.
Queensland Fire and Emergencies services have one crew on scene responded to a bushfire burning at Kilkivan.

Electrical fault to blame for hospital evacuation

Update 5.30pm: 

A QFES spokesman said an alarm resulting in an evacuation at the Gladstone hospital was from a potential electrical fault. 

He said one crew arrived at the hospital at 11.06am and left at 11.25am. 

He said the alarm was isolated and management was notified. 

Earlier: 

FIRE crews have been called to Gladstone Hospital after an alarm went off at the Gladstone Community Health Service.

A Queensland Fire and Emergency Services spokeswoman said the first crew arrived on scene at 11.06am and a second crew is currently on the way.

She said people at the hospital evacuated themselves before crews arrived.

Fire crews will investigate the cause of the alarm.

More to come.



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