The fire started in the kitchen of the restaurant.
The cause has been determined as accidental.
Flames were contained in the kitchen area.
Extensive smoke damage has impacted the entire restaurant which will remain closed until clean up operations have been completed.
Approximately 150 people have been evacuated from the Mode 3 apartments on Lonsdale Street, Braddon, following a fire in a restaurant on the ground floor of the building.
The fire was contained to the restaurant by ACT Fire & Rescue.
Fire crews were alerted to the emergency by the activation of an automatic fire alarm.
Three fire pumpers, a breathing apparatus support vehicle, the Bronto aerial appliance vehicle, and two command vehicles are currently on scene.
Fire crews are ventilating the affected area and will conduct atmospheric monitoring before the building can be occupied.
No injuries have been reported.
The ACT Ambulance Service has assessed three patients who will not require transportation to the hospital.
Southbound lanes on Melrose Drive, close to Lyons, are closed while debris is removed from the road.
The community is advised to avoid the area if possible.
The ACT Ambulance Service is currently on scene at a three-vehicle crash on Melrose Drive, close to Lyons.
Three patients are being assessed by Intensive Care Paramedics.
More to follow.
ACT Fire & Rescue are currently removing a fallen tree blocking traffic on Carruthers Street, Curtin.
The removal works require chainsaw operations.
Fire crews advise avoiding the area if possible to relieve traffic congestion.