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A FIRE extensively damaged a two storey town house on Jim Pike Avenue in Gordon and the road was temporarily closed early this morning (May 16).
The fire started in the garage before it spread through the town house.
ACT Ambulance Service assessed one person and paramedics stayed on scene for firefighter safety.
Firefighters extinguished the fire and remained on scene to ensure the area was safe.
The community was asked to avoid Jim Pike Avenue.