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House fire reported at McKellar

The ACT Fire Brigade is responding to a house fire in Dumas Street McKellar.

Initial reports suggest explosions coming from the property.

Update to follow.

Update – Fire in laundry of Waramanga property

The fire was contained to the laundry of the three bedroom home.

The four occupants at home at the time safely evacuated and raised the alarm.

The laundry has sustained fire damage while the rest of the property has been filled with smoke.

Initial investigations indicate the fire started in an operating dryer.

Fire in laundry of Waramanga property

Firefighters have extinguished a fire within a laundry in Waramanga tonight.

The ACT Fire Brigade was called to the Woralul Street property at 7:40pm after an emergency triple zero (000) call.

The brigade responded with four appliances.

Firefighters are started ventilating the property of smoke.

Update – Fire in apartment at Banks

Fire investigators from the ACT Fire Brigade have examined the scene for a possible cause.

The scene has now been handed over to ACT Policing for further investigation.

Fire in apartment at Banks

ACT Fire Brigade currently on scene at an apartment fire on Thomas Hart Street, Banks. Fire has been knocked down and crews currently conducting mopping up operations.

Three fire pumpers on scene with the Breathing Apparatus Support vehicle and a command vehicle. Hazardous Materials unit also on route.

No-one home at time of fire.

Top level of two storey apartment destroyed. Minor damage in roof space to adjoining unit.

Multiple Emergency Triple Zero (000) calls received from 3.42pm.

Update to follow.