ACT Fire Brigade currently on scene at an apartment fire on Thomas Hart Street, Banks. Fire has been knocked down and crews currently conducting mopping up operations.
Three fire pumpers on scene with the Breathing Apparatus Support vehicle and a command vehicle. Hazardous Materials unit also on route.
No-one home at time of fire.
Top level of two storey apartment destroyed. Minor damage in roof space to adjoining unit.
Multiple Emergency Triple Zero (000) calls received from 3.42pm.
Update to follow.
Fire investigators from the ACT Fire Brigade have examined the scene for a possible cause.
The scene has now been handed over to ACT Policing for further investigation.
9:25pm Monday 24 October 2011