ACT Fire & Rescue on scene at a small electrical fire in a electrical distribution board in the Woolworths loading dock at the Tuggeranong Hyperdome, Anketell Street, Greenway.
The Tuggeranong Hyperdome is being evacuated as a precaution.
Update to follow.
4:58pm Friday 18 November 2011
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Small fire has been extinguished.
Shopping centre has heavy smoke logging and ACT Fire & Rescue crews conducting ventilation operations.
Three fire pumpers on scene, the Breathing Apparatus Support vehicle, the Bronto Skylift Hydraulic Platform and command vehicle. The specialist Hazardous Materials unit has also been deployed.
5:14pm Friday 18 November 2011
ACT Fire & Rescue continuing ventilation and atmospheric monitoring operations.
Damage localised to electrical distribution board.
ACT Ambulance Service intensive care paramedics also on scene assisting with operations as required. No injuries reported.
ACT Fire & Rescue expect to conclude operations soon and the shopping centre should reopen at approx 5.45pm.
Crews notified by an Emergency Triple Zero (000) call at 4.38pm.
5:38pm Friday 18 November 2011