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Update three on restaurant fire in Dickson

No fire in roof space at this time.

ACT Fire & Rescue crews are allowing some tenants to return to their businesses and dwellings.

Fire started on a cooktop in the kitchen of the restaurant and deemed accidental.

Update two on restaurant fire in Dickson

ACT Fire & Rescue crews notified by Automatic Fire Alarm at 12.19pm followed by multiple Emergency Triple Zero (000) calls.

Three fire pumpers on scene with the Bronto Skylift Hydraulic Platform, Breathing Apparatus van, the specialist Hazardous Material unit and a command vehicle.

Crews continuing to investigate fire spread in roof space, with no fire found in roof at this time.

Crews currently ventilating adjacent premises and conducting air monitoring.

Update on restaurant fire in Dickson

ACT Ambulance Service intensive care paramedics also on scene and have treated one patient for minor burns. Male patient will be taken to the Calvary Hospital.

Approx 80 people have been evacuated from upstairs Coventry apartment complex and surrounding businesses.

ACT Fire & Rescue crews continuing to investigate fire spread in roof space.

Update to follow.

Restaurant fire in Dickson

ACT Fire & Rescue on scene at Challis and Cape Streets Dickson at a restaurant fire.

Fire started in kitchen and has been extinguished.

ACT Fire & Rescue crews investigating a secondary fire in the roof space .

Update to follow.

Update on fire in roof space at Lyons house

Fire has been extinguished.

Approx half the roof space has been removed whilst firefighters extinguished the fire.

The duplex two bedroom house is structurally sound with minor damage to roof only.

Cause of fire will be investigated.