ACT Fire Brigade has advised a wall on an adjoining building has collapsed.
The collapse has not resulted in additional smoke being released.
Fire-fighters are continuing to contain the blaze.
7:00pm Friday 16 September 2011
The ACT Fire Brigade has now extinguished the fire about 22 hours after it started.
Firefighters will remain on scene overnight to ensure there are no flare ups.
The recovery phase of the operation will commence in the morning.
The Mitchell exclusion zone around the fire site will remain in place for the weekend.
9:55pm Friday 16 September 2011
The ACT Fire Brigade will maintain operations on-site over the next few days to ensure the fire remains extinguished.
There is no risk to the Canberra community who are free to carry out outdoor activities as per usual.
The exclusion zone around Mitchell remains in place over the weekend.
Some roads remain closed until further notice, they are: Sanford Street, Wells Station Road, Flemington Road from Morisset Road Mitchell.
8:55am Saturday 17 September 2011
[Courtesy ESA, photo by Abdul]
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