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Update six on storage tank fire at Majura

Fire continues to burn in one of the gas cylinders in a controlled manner.

The gas is continuing to leak slowly.

ACT Fire & Rescue will remain on scene through the night and have reduced the exclusion zone to 200 metres.

Update five on storage tank fire at Majura

ACT Fire & Rescue is utilising an Australian Federal Police helicopter to beam live video footage of the gas cylinder to monitor the situation from the air.

ACT Fire & Rescue crews will remain on scene until all gas has been burnt out of the cylinder.

No risk of any major explosion at this time.

Update four on storage tank fire at Majura

ACT Fire & Rescue has eliminated risk of any major explosion.

The gas cylinder is continuing to burn in a controlled manner.

ACT Fire & Rescue will remain on scene until fire has been extinguished.

Update three on storage tank fire at Majura

Correction- The 7000 litre tanker collided with one of the domestic gas cylinders and did not roll as earlier reported.

Fire continues to burn in gas cylinders and a 500 metre exclusion zone remains in place as a precaution.

Update two on storage tank fire at Majura

Fire has not been extinguished. Gas cylinders continue to burn.

A 500 metre exclusion zone remains in place as a precaution whilst crews continue to assess the situation.

No current threat to the area.