ESA Incident Alerts

Update - Ruptured Gas Line - Braddon

13 hours 24 minutes ago
Update - Ruptured Gas Line - Braddon

ACT Fire & Rescue has made the area safe.

Gas line workers are fixing the issue and will remain on site.  

There is no impact to public safety. Pedestrian access and roads are open.

Crews will depart the scene shortly.

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Ruptured Gas Line - Braddon

13 hours 46 minutes ago
Ruptured Gas Line - Braddon

ACT Fire & Rescue is currently on scene at a ruptured gas line at the intersection of Mort street and Elouera Street in Braddon.

There is no impact to public safety.

Roads remain open, however pedestrian access around the area is limited.

The community is advised to avoid the area where possible to allow workers to fix the issue.

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Update - Motor Vehicle Incident - Curtin

1 day 10 hours ago
Update - Motor Vehicle Incident - Curtin

ACT Ambulance Service (ACTAS), ACT Fire & Rescue (ACTF&R), and ACT Policing have left the scene of the motor vehicle incident on Carruthers Street, Curtin near the intersection of McCormack Street.

North & south bound lanes of Carruthers Street have now reopened.

The community is asked to proceed with caution.

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Motor Vehicle Incident - Curtin

1 day 10 hours ago
Motor Vehicle Incident - Curtin

ACT Ambulance Service (ACTAS) ACT Fire & Rescue (ACTF&R) and ACT Policing are currently on scene at a motor vehicle incident on Carruthers Street, Curtin near the intersection of McCormack Street.

North & south bound lanes of Carruthers Street are closed.

The community is asked to avoid the area.

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Update - Motor Vehicle Incident - Pialligo

3 days 6 hours ago
Update - Motor Vehicle Incident - Pialligo

ACT Ambulance Service (ACTAS) and ACT Fire & Rescue (ACTF&R) crews have left the scene of the motor vehicle incident on the Majura Parkway, north of Pialligo.

Northbound lanes have now reopened.

The community is advised to proceed with caution.

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Motor Vehicle Incident - Pialligo

3 days 7 hours ago
Motor Vehicle Incident - Pialligo

ACT Ambulance Service (ACTAS), ACT Fire & Rescue (ACTF&R) and ACT Policing are responding to reports of a motor vehicle incident on the Majura Parkway, north of Pialligo.

The left northbound lane is closed and there is heavy traffic as a result.

The community is advised to avoid the area.

Update to follow.

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Update - Grass fire, Oaks Estate

3 days 9 hours ago
Update - Grass fire, Oaks Estate

Firefighters have now contained the fire burning at Oaks Estate. Crews from ACTF&R, ACTRFS, ACTPCS, NSWRFS, FRNSW, NSW Ambulance and ACT Policing attended the scene. 
 

Firefighters will remain on scene throughout the afternoon to mop up and black out the fireground.

The fire burnt out less than 1 hectare of grassland in the vicinity of the Queanbeyan River. 

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Update - Grass fire, Oaks Estate

3 days 9 hours ago
Update - Grass fire, Oaks Estate

Firefighters have now contained the fire burning at Oaks Estate. Crews from ACTF&R, ACTRFS, ACTPCS, NSWRFS, FRNSW, NSW Ambulance and ACT Policing attended the scene. 
 

Firefighters will remain on scene throughout the afternoon to mop up and black out the fireground.

The fire burnt out less than 1 hectare of grassland in the vicinity of the Queanbeyan River. 

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Update - Grass fire, Oaks Estate

3 days 9 hours ago
Update - Grass fire, Oaks Estate

Firefighters have now contained the fire burning at Oaks Estate. Crews from ACTF&R, ACTRFS, ACTPCS, NSWRFS, FRNSW, NSW Ambulance and ACT Policing attended the scene. 
 

Firefighters will remain on scene throughout the afternoon to mop up and black out the fireground.

The fire burnt out less than 1 hectare of grassland in the vicinity of the Queanbeyan River. 

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Grass Fire - Oaks Estate

3 days 10 hours ago
Grass Fire - Oaks Estate

ACT Fire & Rescue and ACT Rural Fire Service are responding to a grass fire in the vicinity of William Street in Oaks Estate. There is currently no threat to homes or property, but members of the community nearby can expect to see smoke and emergency vehicles. NSW Fire + Rescue and NSW Rural Fire Service are also on scene.

Where possible, please avoid the area.

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Update - Motor Vehicle Incident - Watson

5 days 5 hours ago
Update - Motor Vehicle Incident - Watson

ACT Ambulance Service (ACTAS) and ACT Fire & Rescue (ACTF&R) crews have left the scene of the motor vehicle incident on the Federal Highway southbound towards Antill Street, Watson.

ACTAS paramedics assessed patients at the scene. No transportation to hospital was required.

All southbound lanes have now reopened.

The community is advised to proceed with caution.

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Motor Vehicle Incident - Watson

5 days 7 hours ago
Motor Vehicle Incident - Watson

ACT Ambulance Service (ACTAS) and ACT Fire & Rescue (ACTF&R) crews are responding to a motor vehicle incident on the Majura Parkway, Federal Highway southbound towards Antill Street, Watson.

Two of three southbound lanes are closed and there is heavy traffic as a result.

The community is advised to avoid the area where possible.

Update to follow.

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Motor Vehicle Incident - Watson

5 days 7 hours ago
Motor Vehicle Incident - Watson

ACT Ambulance Service (ACTAS) and ACT Fire & Rescue (ACTF&R) crews are responding to a motor vehicle incident on the Majura Parkway, Federal Highway southbound towards Antill Street, Watson.

Two of three southbound lanes are closed and there is heavy traffic as a result.

The community is advised to avoid the area where possible.

Update to follow.

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Motor Vehicle Incident - Watson

5 days 7 hours ago
Motor Vehicle Incident - Watson

ACT Ambulance Service (ACTAS) and ACT Fire & Rescue (ACTF&R) crews are responding to a motor vehicle incident on the Majura Parkway, Federal Highway southbound towards Antill Street, Watson.

Two of three southbound lanes are closed and there is heavy traffic as a result.

The community is advised to avoid the area where possible.

Update to follow.

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Motor Vehicle Incident - Garran

1 week ago
Motor Vehicle Incident - Garran

ACT Ambulance Service, ACT Fire & Rescue and ACT Policing are on scene at a motor vehicle incident on Hindmarsh Drive at the intersection of Palmer Street. All eastbound lanes of Hindmarsh Drive will be closed between Yamba Drive and Mugga Lane for some time.

Please avoid the area.

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Update - Grass Fire - Higgins

1 week 1 day ago
Update - Grass Fire - Higgins

The grass fire on the southern side of Drake-Brockman Drive has been contained. ACT Fire & Rescue will be departing shortly and ACT Rural Fire Service will remain on scene to monitor the situation. Community members in the area can expect to see smoke for some time.

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Grass Fire - Higgins

1 week 1 day ago
Grass Fire - Higgins

ACT Fire & Rescue and ACT Rural Fire Service are currently on scene at a grass fire on Drake-Brockman Drive, near the intersection of Trickett Street.

The community is advised to avoid the area. Update to follow.

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Rohan Scott Appointed ACT Rural Fire Service Chief Officer

1 week 1 day ago
Rohan Scott Appointed ACT Rural Fire Service Chief Officer

The ACT Rural Fire Service (ACTRFS) welcomes Rohan Scott to the role of Chief Officer. Rohan’s appointment to the role was announced by the Minister for Police and Emergency Services earlier today.

Starting his career as a member of the Molonglo ACTRFS Brigade, Rohan brings more than 20 years of local fire knowledge to the position. Notably, he was on the frontline of the 2003 Canberra firestorm and filled critical operational roles during the 2019-20 Black Summer.

Already a senior member of ACTRFS team, Rohan has been acting in the role of Chief Officer since April 2020 after previously working as the director of operations. Join us in congratulating Rohan on the new appointment!

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Update - Tree and powerlines down, Phillip

1 week 2 days ago
Update - Tree and powerlines down, Phillip

ACT Fire & Rescue (ACTF&R) and Evoenergy crews have safely removed the fallen tree and damaged powerlines. 

All three northbound lanes near the intersection of Melrose Drive and Hindmarsh Drive have now reopened. 

All crews have departed the area. 

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Tree and powerlines down - Melrose Dr, Phillip

1 week 2 days ago
Tree and powerlines down - Melrose Dr, Phillip

ACT Fire & Rescue (ACTF&R) and Evoenergy crews have attended to reports of a fallen tree and surrounding damaged powerlines on Melrose Dr, Phillip.

One of three northbound lanes near the intersection of Melrose Drive and Hindmarsh Drive is closed.

Evoenergy has helped to secure the area and ACTF&R crews will remain on site for some time to conduct final safety checks.

The community is advised to avoid the area where possible.

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