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Update two on smoke from building in Dickson

ACT Fire & Rescue continuing the search for the source of the smoke which is dissipating.

Four fire pumpers on scene with the specialist Breathing Apparatus Unit, Hazardous Materials Van, the Bronto Skylift Hydraulic Platform and Command vehicle.

Approx 120 staff evacuated.

ACT Ambulance Service intensive care paramedics and Command vehicle on scene supporting operations.

No injuries.

Crews notified by an Automatic Fire Alarm at 4.31pm.

Update on smoke from building in Dickson

No sign of fire.

ACT Fire & Rescue crews currently investigating the source of the smoke.

Building partially evacuated.

Update to follow.

Smoke from building in Dickson

ACT Fire & Rescue on scene at Telstra House, Northbourne Ave, Dickson responding to smoke on the fourth floor. Update to follow.

Smell of gas at building at Symonston

ACT Fire & Rescue currently on scene investigating a smell of gas at the Telstra Building, Faulding Street, Symonston.

Gas was released from a fire suppression system and is non-toxic.

No sign of fire.

Two fire pumpers, the Breathing Apparatus Unit and Hazardous Materials Van on scene.

Cause appears to be a mechanical fault and crews aim to depart scene at approx 8:40pm.

ACT Ambulance Service intensive care paramedics have treated a woman aged in her 40’s for minor eye irritation and did not require transport to hospital.

Time of Emergency Triple Zero (000) call 6.54pm.

Update on two vehicle accident near Mugga Lane Tip

ACT Ambulance Service intensive care paramedics have treated and transported four patients to The Canberra Hospital, all in a stable condition.

A 36-year-old female was treated for multiple fractures to her leg, a seven-month-old baby taken to hospital for observation, a 20-year-old male treated for minor injuries and neck pain and a 58-year-old male treated for fractures to both arms.