ESA Incident Alerts

Gas leak – Downer shops

1 hour 20 minutes ago
ACT Fire & Rescue has responded to a gas leak at the Downer shops. Just before 6pm a smell of gas was reported to Emergency Triple Zero (000). It’s believed a car struck a gas pipe at the rear of the shops. About 20 people have been evacauted from the area and firefighters have established... Read more »
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Single Vehicle Incident – Farrer

3 hours 7 minutes ago
Emergency services have responded to a single vehicle incident on Marshall Street, Farrer. ACT Fire & Rescue firefighters have safely extricated a female driver using hydraulic rescue tools. ACT Ambulance Service paramedics have stabilised and treated the patient on scene and are transporting her to Canberra Hospital in a stable condition for further assessment.
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Pedestrian incident – Florey

2 days 3 hours ago
ACT Ambulance Service (ACTAS) has responded to a pedestrian and car incident on Kingsford Smith Drive, Florey. Paramedics assessed and treated two patients before transporting one male patient to the Canberra Hospital in a stable condition. Paramedics have since departed the scene.
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House Fire – MacGregor

2 days 19 hours ago
ACT Fire & Rescue were called to a fire in a townhouse on Eccles Circuit, MacGregor at approximately 11:50pm last night. The fire started in the kitchen and the occupants were alerted to it and able to self evacuate thanks to a working smoke alarm. Firefighters extinguished the fire, and responded with two pumpers, breathing... Read more »
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Rescue at Booroomba Rocks

3 days 5 hours ago
ACT Fire & Rescue firefighter have successfully performed the rescue of a male in his 40s who fell approximately 5m at Booroomba Rocks and fractured his leg. ACT Ambulance Service paramedics and ACT Parks and Conservation Service staff assisted in assessing the patient and manually carrying him to where he was able to be winched... Read more »
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Structure Fire – Civic

4 days 3 hours ago
ACT Fire & Rescue responded to a fire alarm at the National Convention Centre at approximately 4pm this afternoon. A small fire from a lithium battery was located and extinguished by firefighters. ACT Ambulance Service paramedics will attend to assess one person on site. The building was partially evacuated and one lane of traffic on... Read more »
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Motor Vehicle Incident – Florey

4 days 20 hours ago
ACT Ambulance Service, ACT Fire & Rescue and ACT Policing were called to a two vehicle incident on Southern Cross Drive in Florey. Paramedics treated and stabilised three adults and one child. Firefighters extricated a female, who was transported to the Canberra Hospital in a serious condition. Two males and a child were also transported... Read more »
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House Fire – Casey

5 days 23 hours ago
ACT Fire & Rescue were called to a house fire on Kimmorley Street, Casey at approximately 7:30pm this evening. Firefighters assisted the occupant to evacuate and extinguished a furniture fire at the residence. Firefighters remain on scene and access to Kimmorley Street is limited. ACT Ambulance Service paramedics have treated the occupant and are transporting... Read more »
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Update – Reports of smoke – London Circuit, City

1 week 1 day ago
ACT Fire & Rescue have completed a search of the building and have isolated the cause of smoke to an appliance fault. Firefighters conducted atmospheric monitoring and air ventilation operations to ensure the area is safe and have handed the property back to the building manager. The southbound lane at 161 London Circuit, City has... Read more »
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Reports of smoke – London Circuit, City

1 week 1 day ago
ACT Fire & Rescue are responding to reports of smoke at 161 London Circuit, City. The affected areas have been evacuated and crews are investigating the source of the smoke. One southbound lane on London Circuit has been temporarily closed and the community is asked to avoid the area where possible. ACT Ambulance Service paramedics... Read more »
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House Fire – Queanbeyan

1 week 1 day ago
ACT Fire & Rescue have assisted NSW Fire & Rescue, NSW Police and NSW Ambulance at a house fire at Surveyor Place, Queanbeyan. ACT Fire & Rescue firefighters have concluded operations and NSW Fire & Rescue and NSW Police will remain on scene.
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Car Crash – Chapman

1 week 2 days ago
ACT Fire & Rescue, the ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Policing have responded to a car crash on Rafferty Street, Chapman. The female occupant had become trapped and required extrication. Firefighters used hydraulic rescue equipment to free the woman who was then taken to TCH by Paramedics in a stable condition.
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Rescue – Yarralumla

1 week 4 days ago
A 13 year old boy has been rescued by firefighters after becoming stuck approximately 15 meters up a tree in the vicinity of Yarralumla Nursery. ACT Fire & Rescue and the ACT Ambulance Service used the Bronto to rescue the child. No injuries were sustained.
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Light Rail Incident – Canberra City

1 week 4 days ago
At approximately 7:47am Emergency Services were called to attend an accident at the intersection of Cooyong Street and Northbourne Avenue in Canberra City. ACT Fire and Rescue firefighters and ACT Ambulance Service Paramedics treated a male pedestrian following reports he had been struck by a light rail vehicle. The male patient was transported to TCH... Read more »
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Update – HAZMAT Incident, Weston

1 week 5 days ago
ACT Fire & Rescue have contained a non-hazardous oil spill at Liardet Street and MacLeod Court, Weston. Firefighters have made the scene safe and have since departed. Transport Canberra and City Services crews will remain on scene cleaning up.
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HAZMAT Incident – Weston

1 week 5 days ago
ACT Fire & Rescue are responding to a non hazardous oil spill at Liardet Street and MacLeod Court, Weston. Liardet Street and MacLeod Court car park is currently closed while firefighters are on scene.
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Smoke in the ACT

1 week 6 days ago
The ACT Emergency Services Agency would like to reassure the community that a smoke-haze and smell-of-smoke in the ACT today is coming from bushfires in Victoria. There is no threat to the ACT from these fires. There is also currently no bushfire threat in the ACT. Today, the ACT Rural Fire Service (ACTRFS) will deploy... Read more »
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