MOTORISTS are being advised to use an alternative route after unforeseen traffic light works closed the intersection of Barry Drive, Cooyong Street and Northbourne Avenue. The intersection will be under traffic control until 8pm tonight (October […]
FIREFIGHTERS are working to extinguish a small fire at the National Gallery on Bowen Drive in Barton.
The building has been evacuated.
FIREFIGHTERS are currently cutting open the ducting to ensure the fire is fully extinguished.
The fire, which started because of a build-up of saw dust in a machine at the back of the gallery, is not-suspicious.
ACT Fire & Rescue is conducting atmospheric monitoring to ensure the area is safe and will shortly allow people back into the building.
Crews will remain on scene for about another hour.