The following in from the ESA:
- 5:55pm Tuesday 26 October 2010 – Fire reported at Majura ACT Fire Brigade responding to reports of a fire at Brand Depot Majura.
Update to follow.
6:15pm Tuesday 26 October 2010 – Update – Fire quickly extinguished Fire quickly extinguished by firefighters and automatic sprinkler system.
Building occupants safely evacuated.
7:20 pm Tuesday 26 October 2010 – Final update – Fire cause to be investigated by police The building has sustained substantial smoke and water damage.
A estimated damage bill is not available.
An ACT Ambulance Service crew also attended and assessed a small number of people for minor smoke inhalation but no one required transport to hospital.
The ACT Fire Brigade responded with multiple resources to the scene along with one crew from the airport fire service.
The ACT Fire Brigade has now handed the scene over to ACT Policing forensic officers to determine the cause.