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Lyneham gas pipeline incident

Sixty three residents at a nursing home on Archibald Street, Lyneham had to be evacuated this morning after a gas main was damaged by workers.

ACT Fire & Rescue were called to the scene around 9.10am.

Only one wing of the nursing home was affected and workers are repairing the pipeline.

ACT Fire & Rescue crews are monitoring the situation.

Residents have since been allowed back inside.

Fire in Kaleen

Around 230 students have been evacuated from Kaleen High School in Kaleen because of a fire.

ACT Fire & Rescue attended the school on Baldwin Drive around 1pm.

The fire started in a toilet block when toilet paper was set alight.

The fire has been extinguished.

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