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Mawson apartment fire

By 22 February 2012 0

ACT Fire & Rescue has evacuated a small number of people from an apartment complex in Mawson because of a fire.

Crews responded to the Hird Street complex with three fire pumpers and commander.

Firefighters arrived to find a fire in the kitchen of the second floor apartment which they quickly extinguished.

Crews are now ventilating the property before allowing residents back inside.

6:26pm Wednesday 22 February 2012

ACT Ambulance Service intensive care paramedics treated a 55 year old man for smoke inhalation and transported him to The Canberra Hospital in a stable condition.

7:20pm Wednesday 22 February 2012

[Courtesy ESA]

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