Belconnen rubbish fire

ACT firefighters are working to extinguish a fire in a rubbish pile in Belconnen.

The fire has been burning at the Belconnen landfill site on Sustainability Road for several hours, the call coming through to firefighters around 1.50pm.

One pumper, two Compressed Air Foam tankers, a water tanker, one breathing apparatus truck, Hazmat and one RFS unit are on site.

Evacuations of the site have commenced.

WorkCover is attending.

Update to follow.