Washing machine fire extinguished

ACT Fire & Rescue has extinguished a fire in a washing machine on Birubi Place, Giralang.

Minimal damage.

Fire caused from a fault in the machine which was operating at the time of the fire.

An elderly couple safely self evacuated.

Two fire pumpers on scene with the Breathing Apparatus van as well as the Hazardous Materials unit. Crews carrying out ventilation and air monitoring operations before allowing occupants to return to the residence.

Time of Emergency Triple Zero (000) call 2.59pm.

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