The ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Fire & Rescue are currently responding to a fire on Sheppard Street, Hume.
Multiple persons have been evacuated from the area.
Update to follow.
1:32pm Thursday 16 February 2012
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ACT Fire & Rescue have extinguished a fire believed to have started in a converyer belt, at a paper recycling business in Hume.
Eight employees self evacuated from the building during the incident.
ACT Intensive Care Paramedics are treating two patients for smoke inhalation, both are in a stable condition.
Investigation into the cause of the blaze will continue.
1:49pm Thursday 16 February 2012
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