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A NUMBER of buildings in Fyshwick have been evacuated following reports of a strong smell in the air.
ACT Fire & Rescue was called to the building in Wollongong Street at 1.24pm today (April 20) to find the odour emanating from a building being used for storage.
Specialists from the ACT Fire & Rescue HAZMAT crew are currently working to identify the source of the smell.
Firefighters have been told it may be the result of a small chlorine spill in recent days.
The source of the smell has been confirmed as chlorine granules.
Air monitoring was conducted before people evacuated from nearby buildings were permitted back inside.