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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.

Update – Suspected house fire in Evatt

Crews have discovered the source of the smoke was a slow-combustion stove in the house, not a house fire.

The home has been ventilated and the occupants allowed to return.

Suspected house fire in Evatt

Firefighters are currently attending a suspected house fire in Evatt.

Crews were alerted to a large amount of smoke in the home on Sharwood Crescent at 5.21pm and arrived a short time later.

Three fire pumpers have responded and firefighters are investigating the cause.

All the occupants of the home have been safely evacuated.

Update to follow.