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.
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