Garage fire in Richardson

ACT Fire & Rescue has extinguished a garage fire in Richardson.

Crews were alerted to the incident on Beattie Crescent at 9.44am and responded with two fire pumpers, breathing apparatus support, a hazmat unit and a commander.

The blaze in a garage attached to the home was quickly brought under control and no damage was done to the house itself.

Hazmat crews are currently ventilating and monitoring air quality but the residents, who safely self-evacuated, will be allowed to return soon.

No persons were injured and the cause is, as yet, unknown.

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