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Fire at Dan Murphy's, Tuggeranong

About 10 people were evacuated fromĀ the Dan Murphy's shop in Greenway on Thursday morning when a fire started in a light fitting, ACT Fire and Rescue said.

Firefighters put out the "small" electrical fire at the store inside the Tuggeranong Homeworld Centre on Scollay Street, andĀ are investigating smoke coming out of a from the light fitting.

Staff and customers were evacuated from the store as a precaution, and two fire pumpers and one Commander were on the scene.

Staff and customers will be allowed back inside when firefighters finish ventilating the store.

There is minimal damage, according to emergency services.

Earlier on Thursday morning there was a car crash on Scollay Street which shut down the road briefly.

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