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Update – Car crash in Ngunnawal

A man in his 20s sustained serious injuries and has been transported to the Canberra Hospital for further treatment.

He was stabilised by intensive care paramedics at the scene.

Car crash in Ngunnawal

Firefighters are working to free a man after a single-vehicle crash in Ngunnawal.

Crews are using hydraulic rescue tools to rescue the man trapped in the vehicle by a tree.

The ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Fire & Rescue were alerted to the incident on the corner of Amagula Avenue and Taggerty Street at 5:52pm.

Update to come.

Update three – Belconnen office building evacuated

Fire crews have located the source of the smoke in a plant room on level four of the building.

The smoke came from a burned out motor that was only identified after removing a cover from it.

There are 80 plant rooms throughout the premises which all had to be checked.

Firefighters are now conducting atmospheric monitoring and will allow occupants back inside once air quality in the building returns to a safe level.

Update two – Belconnen office building evacuated

Firefighters are still searching for the source of smoke.

There has been no fire identified in the building at this stage.

About 1800 people remain evacuated from the building while fire crews conduct a floor-by-floor inspection.

Update – Belconnen office building evacuated

Fire crews are continuing to search the building for any signs of smoke or fire but have not found anything at this time.

ACT Fire & Rescue was alerted to the job by an Emergency Triple Zero (000) call.

The ACT Ambulance Service is also attending as a precaution.

The building is located in Chan Street not Chandler Street as previously stated.