Update - Car Fires - Belconnen

ACT Ambulance Service has left the scene of the car fires at Howie Court, Belconnen. One patient was assessed at the scene and was transported to hospital in a stable condition.

The fires in the carport have been extinguished, ACT Fire & Rescue (ACTF&R) and ACT Policing remain on scene.

ACTF&R is currently conducting atmospheric monitoring of the building.

Crews will remain on scene for some time conducting follow up operations, the community is asked to avoid the area.

ACT Fire & Rescue (ACTF&R), ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Policing are currently on scene at multiple car fires in a carport on Howie Court, Belconnen.

All occupants of the adjoining complex have evacuated the building.

Residents in the surrounding areas are advised to remain in doors to avoid smoke while ACTF&R conduct firefighting operations.

The community is asked to avoid the area.