The ACT Fire Brigade is on scene at CSIRO Taxonomy Building in Acton following reports of smoke coming from the building.
Update to follow.
2:10pm Sunday 23 October 2011
Firefighters have extinguished a fire located on the ground floor of the building on Science Drive.
The fire was located in a lift motor.
A large amount of smoke has filled the building.
Fire crews are now ventilating the premises.
There were no occupants in the building when fire crews arrived.
2:26pm Sunday 23 October 2011