Update – Kitchen fire extinguished at Lyneham

Two fire pumpers, the Breathing Apparatus Van, the Hazardous materials unit and one Commander are on scene.

Estimated damage is $5,000.

Cause of kitchen fire from oil cooking on a stove.

ACT Fire & Rescue would like to remind the community to “Don’t Stop Looking While You’re Cooking.”

A neighbour initially worked to extinguish the fire with a fire blanket before firefighters arrived to fully extinguish and check for any fire spread in the home.

ACT Ambulance Service intensive care paramedics have assessed three patients for smoke inhalation and no-one was taken to hospital.

Time of Emergency Triple Zero (000) call 3.11pm.

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