Update two - Firefighters investigating smell of gas in city building

Staff have been allowed to return to the Moore Street building following firefighter investigations into reports of a strong smell of fumes at the site.

Nearly two hundred people were evacuated.

ACT Fire & Rescue said after extensive air monitoring on all levels, no gas could be detected.

Crews were first alerted to the incident by an Emergency Triple Zero (000) call at 10:49am.