Fire sees around 400 evacuated in Civic

AROUND 400 people have been evacuated following a small electrical fire inside Customs House on Nangari Street in Civic.

ACT Fire & Rescue was alerted to reports of smoke just before 12.30pm and arrived arrived to find a small fire inside a printing room on level three, which they quickly extinguished.

Firefighters are now ventilating smoke from the building and conducting atmospheric monitoring before allowing people back into the building.

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