Update two – Building fire in Bruce

The fire was quickly contained to the room it started in on the ground floor and extinguished.

ACT Fire & Rescue crews are now started to ventilate smoke from the Science Building and continue to investigate the cause.

The damage bill is unknown.

Update – Building fire in Bruce

Firefighters have confirmed a fire is burning on the ground floor level of Building Three at the University of Canberra at Bruce.

Crews are currently working to extinguish the fire and identify the source of the fire.

Building fire in Bruce

Firefighters are at the scene of a fire in a building at the University of Canberra in Bruce.

Update to follow.

Update two – Apartment fire reported in Belconnen

Residents are now back inside the Altitude Apartment building.

The damage from the fire is minimal.

Update – Apartment fire reported in Belconnen

Fire crews were alerted by multiple automatic fire alarms.

The fire was located on the 10th floor of the building but was extinguished by a roof mounted sprinkler before firefighters arrived on scene.

The cause has been determined as accidental from a candle.

An estimated 40 people were evacuated and remain outside. Fire crews are currently ventilating the area before allowing residents back inside.