ACT Fire & Rescue has evacuated a small number of people from an apartment complex in Mawson because of a fire.
Crews responded to the Hird Street complex with three fire pumpers and commander.
Firefighters arrived to find a fire in the kitchen of the second floor apartment which they quickly extinguished.
Crews are now ventilating the property before allowing residents back inside.
6:26pm Wednesday 22 February 2012
ACT Ambulance Service intensive care paramedics treated a 55 year old man for smoke inhalation and transported him to The Canberra Hospital in a stable condition.
7:20pm Wednesday 22 February 2012