Light fitting fire in Barton

ACT Fire & Rescue on scene at Bourke Street, Barton following an electrical fire in a ceiling light fitting.

ACT Fire & Rescue crews have extinguished the fire which was contained to the light fitting.

Minimal damage.

Five staff have been evacuated from the eight storey residential /commercial building as a precaution whilst crews carry out air monitoring and ventilation operations.

Time of Emergency Triple Zero (000) call 2.56pm.