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ACT Health building on Moore Street in Civic evacuated

More than 150 people have been evacuated from a Civic office building after its occupants smelled smoke and dialled triple-0 on Monday afternoon.

Levels one and two of the ACT Health building on Moore Street were evacuated shortly after 12.30pm as ACT Fire and Rescue combed the building for a fire.

An ACT Emergency Services spokesman said no fire had been detected as of 1.30pm.

Three pumpers, hazmat, Bronto aerial platform, commander and support unit attended the scene.

Paramedics were also on standby.