House fire in Lyons

Firefighters have extinguished a fire at a two-storey unit complex on Strathgordon Court in Lyons.

Two vehicles parked underneath a car port were damaged as well as the exterior of the building and one room on the first floor. Firefighters contained the fire to the room but there is smoke damage throughout the remaining rooms.

Fifteen people safely evacuated the complex.

ACT Fire & Rescue has five pumpers, the Breathing Apparatus Van and a commander on scene.

The ACT Ambulance Service is also in attendance.

The incident has been handed to ACT Policing for further investigation.

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