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Update – Woman Injured at Kambah Pool

The patient has been safely extricated and transported to The Canberra Hospital in a stable condition with a suspected fractured leg.

Woman injured at Kambah Pool

ACT Ambulance and ACTSES crews are currently assisting a 55 year-old female at Kambah Pool.

The woman suffered a fall approximately 500 meters from the car park area and is being treated at the scene by intensive-care paramedics for suspected leg injuries.

SES crews are preparing to extricate her so she can be transported to The Canberra Hospital.

Update to follow.

Bedroom fire in Stirling

Fire crews have this evening extinguished a bedroom fire in Stirling

ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Fire & Rescue were alerted to the Incident in Loton Place at approximately 8.30pm and arrived a short time later with an ambulance, 3 fire pumpers, BA support and a hazmat unit.

Quick work from firefighters saw damage contained to the bedroom of the home and intensive-care paramedics treated two people at the scene for smoke inhalation.

Neither was transported to hospital and residents have been allowed to return to the house.

Damage is estimated at approximately 30 thousand dollars and the cause is believed to be a faulty electric blanket.

Update – Hot water system fire

Firefighters quickly extinguished, preventing it from spreading to the house it is attached to.

ACT Fire & Rescue was alerted to the incident in Balamara Street at 8:46pm.

The occupants had evacuated the property when the first crew arrived on scene.

Hot water system fire

Fire crews are responding to reports of a hot water system on fire in Giralang.

Update to follow.