Escalator fire in City

A city building has been evacuated so firefighters can investigate an escalator fire.

ACT Fire & Rescue were called to Moore Street just after 7am after smoke was reported issuing from the escalator.

A seconary search is being conducted to make sure no one is left in the building.

The fire has been extinguished with crews now conducting operations to deal with smoke logging throughout the building.

Update to follow.