Cooking fire confined to kitchen in Flynn

A cooking fire has been extinguished tonight in Belconnen.

ACT Fire & Rescue was alerted to the fire in Sanderson Close Flynn just after 7 o’clock.

Firefighters from the nearby Charnwood Fire & Rescue Station arrived to find a small fire on a stovetop in the kitchen of the property which they quickly put out.

Three people were inside the home when the fire started. They safely evacuated and rang emergency triple zero (000).

A second fire crew from Belconnen, HAZMAT unit, Breathing Aparartus van and a commander also attended.

Fire crews are now ventilating smoke from the building and undertaking atmospheric monitoring.

Only minimal damaging has been caused.

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