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Update on house fire in Monash

ACT Fire & Rescue crews continuing to extinguish the fire in the three bedroom house.

Fire appears to have started in the master bedroom in a portable evaporative cooler.

Three fire pumpers on scene with the Breathing Apparatus Support Vehicle and a Command Vehicle.

Multiple Emergency Triple Zero (000) calls received from 10.00pm.

House has sustained extensive damage. Update to follow.

House fire in Monash

ACT Fire & Rescue currently on scene at a house fire on Harricks Crescent, Monash.

Fire has been contained to the area of origin in the single storey house.

Roof of the house has partially collapsed.

Occupants safely self evacuated.

Neighboring properties were threatened but not damaged.

Update to follow.

Update – Fire inside Mitchell building

A search of the premises has found no one inside.

The fire has been fully extinguished.

Firefighters have commenced ventilating the smoke from the premises.

Fire inside Mitchell building

ACT Fire & Rescue are on scene at a fire in a building at Grimwade Street in Mitchell.

A small amount of smoke is currently issuing from the premises.

Firefighters are currently conducting a search inside but the business was not believed to have been operating tonight.

A small number of people have been evacuated from a nearby building as a precaution.

Update to follow.

House in Spence damaged by fire

ACT Fire & Rescue has extinguished a house fire in Spence this morning.

Several crews responded to the Horan Place property just after 9:30am to find a bedroom/study well alight.

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus entered the home to search for anyone inside but found no one was home.

The property has sustained major fire and smoke damage.

The cause will be investigated.