Building evacuation on Northbourne Avenue

More than 200 people have been evacuated from a building on Northbourne Avenue, Canberra City, following reports of a gas leak.

ACT Fire & Rescue arrived on scene shortly after 4pm and carried out atmospheric monitoring tests which detected no gas.

Investigations and atmospheric monitoring are continuing to ensure the building is safe to occupy.

Two fire pumpers, a commander vehicle, Hazardous Materials unit and the Breathing Apparatus support vehicle are in attendance.