ACT Fire Brigade on scene at West Block offices, Queen Victoria Terrace, Parkes at a small electrical fire.
Fire has been extinguished.
Approx 250 people evacuated as a precaution as crews clear heavy smoke logging.
Three fire pumpers, the Bronto Skylight Hydraulic Platform, the specialist Breathing Apparatus Unit and Hazardous Materials van on scene.
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Crews alerted following Automatic Fire Alarm at 2.29pm.
Crews conducting ventilation and air monitoring before allowing workers to return to building at approx 3.30pm.
3:05pm Friday 28 October 2011
Occupants of building being permitted to return inside.
ACT Fire Brigade about to depart scene.
3:36pm Friday 28 October 2011