Article Title:Lateshift evacuated due to fire
Category:New Zealand Daily News
Author or News Staff
Published on:18th May 2004 - 12:00 pm
Story ID:2333
Text:Auckland gay men's venue Lateshift was briefly evacuated on Friday night due to an electrical fire which filled the venue with acrid smoke. The fire was in the building's central services electricals, but smoke seeped into Lateshift and the venue's power supply was interrupted. Venue owner Jay Bennie praised the way his staff dealt with the incident and the helpful attitude of customers. “Customers were not at risk at any time and within an hour or so were able to start moving back into the building,” he said.    
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