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House alight in Mawson

Firefighters have now contained the fire while the roof of the property has partially collapsed.

Bronto aerial firefighting platform now also deployed by the Brigade.

The home has been completely destroyed.

There was three occupants inside the property when the fire started who all safely evacuated.

House alight in Mawson

The fire has spread into the roof space of the large house.

Firefighters are battling to control the blaze which is producing thick smoke.

Occupants of the home safely evacuated.

House alight in Mawson

The house is fully engulfed in fire.

Four fire pumpers on the scene so far along with BA van and DO.

Brigade alerted to fire by multiple emergency triple zero calls.

8:08pm Friday 22 July 2011 – Canberra Centre fire forces evacuation

The ACT Fire Brigade has evacuated the first floor of the Canberra Centre tonight following a fire in the food court.

Firefighters responded to the sandwich shop after receiving reports of a deep fryer alight.

An employee was able to quickly extinguish the fire by placing a fire blanket over the appliance.

The area is now being ventilated before allowing customers back inside.

The ground floor of the centre is unaffected and trading as normal.