A technical room in the senate wing is on fire of the national assembly is on fire.
The technical room is located in the basement of the national assembly where banks and a mosque are located.
The cause of the fire is not yet known but there are spirited attempts to put it out.
As at the time of filing the report no one was hurt in the incident.
Staff and business officials are moving to secured areas for their safety.
Senators who were initially seated in the chamber have vacated it.
Plenary has been adjourned to next week because of the incident.