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Update two on small fire in electrical distribution board at the Tuggeranong Hyperdome

ACT Fire & Rescue continuing ventilation and atmospheric monitoring operations.

Damage localised to electrical distribution board.

ACT Ambulance Service intensive care paramedics also on scene assisting with operations as required. No injuries reported.

ACT Fire & Rescue expect to conclude operations soon and the shopping centre should reopen at approx 5.45pm. Crews notified by an Emergency Triple Zero (000) call at 4.38pm.

Update on small fire in electrical distribution board at the Tuggeranong Hyperdome

Small fire has been extinguished.

Shopping centre has heavy smoke logging and ACT Fire & Rescue crews conducting ventilation operations.

Three fire pumpers on scene, the Breathing Apparatus Support vehicle, the Bronto Skylift Hydraulic Platform and command vehicle. The specialist Hazardous Materials unit has also been deployed.

Update on two vehicle accident at Barton

ACT Fire & Rescue crews have released female from vehicle. Female was passenger not driver as earlier stated.

Crews used hydraulic tools to remove passenger door.

ACT Ambulance Service intensive care paramedics have treated the 28-year-old female for lower limb injuries and transported her to The Canberra Hospital.

Paramedics also transported three other patients to The Canberra Hospital for assessment. A female aged approx four, a male aged approx 13, and a female aged in her late 20’s.

All patients in a stable condition.

Two vehicle accident at Barton

ACT Fire & Rescue on scene of a two vehicle accident at intersection of National Crt and Sydney Ave, Barton.

Crews are using hydraulic tools to release a female driver from a vehicle.

Update to follow.