Sprinkler malfunction in Tuggeranong store

ACT Fire & Rescue have responded to a malfunctioning sprinkler system in Tuggeranong.

Crews, alerted by an automatic alarm just after 8:31am, arrived at the unused store in an Anketell Street shopping centre to find the sprinkler system had been set off due to a malfunction.

Firefighters stopped the flow of water and evacuated three people from the area.

Crews are now liaising with building management for salvage and clean up of the site.

One pumper has attended.