ACT Fire & Rescue has extinguished a small electrical fire on level six, in the roof of building “R1”, Russell Offices, Russell Drive, Russell.
Approximately 800 people have been evacuated as a precaution.
Three fire pumpers on scene, the specialist Hazardous Materials Unit, the Breathing Apparatus Van, The Bronto Skylift Hydraulic Platform and a command officer.
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Crews are currently conducting air monitoring and ventilation operations.
Update to follow.
1300 people were evacuated in total from the building as a precuation.
Electrical fire was in cabling in roof space.
Minimal damage due to ACT Fire & Rescue intervention.
Office workers now permitted to return to the building.