ACT Fire Brigade on scene at a small fire inside the Homebase store at Westfield Woden shopping centre, Keltie Street, Phillip.
Fire has been extinguished on the lower ground floor of the shopping centre.
Lower ground floor has suffered some smoke logging and entire shopping centre has been evacuated whilst crews conduct air monitoring.
Crews notified following an automatic fire alarm at 4.15pm.
4:39pm Tuesday 12 July 2011
ACT Fire Brigade has partially opened the clock court area of the shopping centre.
Crews still on scene conducting atmospheric monitoring.
Crews notified following an Automatic Fire Alarm at 3:59pm, not 4.15pm as earlier stated.
ACT Policing will investigate the cause.
5:08pm Tuesday 12 July 2011