Fire extinguished in roof at Russell Offices

ACT Fire & Rescue has extinguished a small electrical fire on level six, in the roof of building “R1”, Russell Offices, Russell Drive, Russell.

Approximately 800 people have been evacuated as a precaution.

No injuries.

Three fire pumpers on scene, the specialist Hazardous Materials Unit, the Breathing Apparatus Van, The Bronto Skylift Hydraulic Platform and a command officer.

Crews are currently conducting air monitoring and ventilation operations.

Update to follow.

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