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Update on house fire at Evatt

ACT Fire & Rescue still fighting to control the fire in the roof space.

No neighbouring properties under threat.

Update to follow.

House fire at Evatt

ACT Fire & Rescue currently on scene at a house fire on Kevin Street, Evatt.

Three fire pumpers and the Breathing Apparatus Unit are fighting the fire which is in the roof space.

No-one home at time of fire.

Time of Emergency Triple Zero (000) call 12.35pm.

Update to follow.

Update on smell in office building

ACT Fire & Rescue crews are about to depart the scene from the 12 storey office building as staff are permitted to return inside.

Smell has been identified to originate from a drain in a kitchen waste area.

Smell in office building

ACT Fire & Rescue currently on scene at an office building on London Circuit, Civic investigating a smell.

Approx 30 staff have been evacuated from the ground floor as a precaution as crews carry out air monitoring and ventilation till allow occupants to re-enter the premises.

ACT Ambulance Service intensive care paramedics are also on scene assessing five patients who are experiencing mild nausea and vomiting.

ACT Fire & Rescue on scene at house fire in Garran

ACT Fire & Rescue has extinguished a fire in a single level residence in Dennis st, Garran.

There are currently three pumpers on scene with the Breathing Apparatus vehicle and one command vehicle.

The owner of the property self evacuated and alerted ACT Fire & Rescue to the blaze via Triple Zero (000) shortly after.

The property has suffered significant damage. The cause of the fire is yet to be determined.