Firefighters have knocked down the fire, with crews now checking for hot spots. It is expected that firefighters will remain on scene for some time. The occupants self-evacuated from the premises. The ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Police are on scene. Members of the public are advised to avoid the area at this time.
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Just before 7:20pm ACT Fire & Rescue were notified of a house fire in Dobell Circuit, Conder. 3 Pumpers, the Breathing Apparatus support and 2 Commanders are on scene. Firefighters are currently working to contain an active fire in the roof space.
ACT Rural Fire Service (ACTRFS) volunteers will conduct prescribed burns on behalf of the National Capital Authority today, 19 May 2019 from 10am until 5pm. The burns will take place on Springbank and Spinnaker Islands, Lake Burley Griffin. ACTRFS will be supported by the ACT State Emergency Service including the use of boats to transport... Read more »
Smoke across Canberra is from a hazard reduction burn underway at Black Mountain to protect Telstra Tower Canberra. A large burn is also continuing in southern Namadgi National Park. It is normal for stumps and heavy logs to continue to smoulder. Crews will continue to monitor and patrol the burn in the comings until no... Read more »
Firefighters have extinguished a fire that started in the garage and spread throughout a two storey town house on Jim Pike Avenue, Gordon. The property has sustained extensive damage. Firefighters will remain on scene as they work to ensure the area is safe. The community is asked to avoid Jim Pike Avenue where possible as... Read more »
ACT Fire & Rescue are working to extinguish a fire in a two storey town house on Jim Pike Avenue, Gordon. Four pumpers, the Breathing Apparatus Van, the BRONTO and two commanders are on scene. ACT Ambulance Service has assessed one person and paramedics will remain on scene for firefighter safety.
ACT Ambulance Service has responded to a two car incident, where one vehicle was found on its roof on Benjamin Way, Belconnen. Paramedics assessed and treated two patients on scene and transported one female patient to hospital in a stable condition. ACT Fire & Rescue and ACT Policing were also on scene and have since... Read more »
Firefighters have completed a search of the building and located the source of the smell. HAZMAT crews conducted atmospheric monitoring to ensure the area was safe. The library is now being reoccupied and the building has been handed back to University of Canberra staff.
ACT Fire & Rescue are on scene at the University of Canberra, Bruce, following reports of a strong smell of gas. The library has been evacuated and firefighters are investigating the source of the smell. Update to come.
Crews have extinguished the fire which was contained to the kitchen. The fire started in a dishwasher and is not suspicious. Atmospheric monitoring is being conducted and firefighters will shortly leave the scene. ACT Fire & Rescue reminds the community people should not re-enter a smoke-filled premises once evacuated. A woman was treated at the... Read more »
ACT Fire & Rescue is working to extinguish a house fire on Stonehaven Crescent in Deakin. Firefighters were called to the property at about 9.10pm. Residents safely evacuated. Crews contained the fire to the kitchen and are now checking for extension into the roof space. ACT Ambulance Services is also in attendance following reports of... Read more »
Following multiple Emergency Triple Zero (000) calls, ACT Fire & Rescue (ACTF&R) were alerted to a fire in a detached garage on Larakia Street, Waramanga. Firefighters arrived and found the garage well alight, they worked to contain the fire to the structure to ensure it did not spread to surrounding homes. The fire has been... Read more »
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