ESA News Alerts

Controlled burns continue in the ACT today

The Territory and Municipal Services Directorate will today, Friday 28 November, 2014, weather permitting, conduct three controlled burns in the ACT.

The controlled burns will be undertaken on Mount Painter at Cook, Simpson Hill at Chisholm and Cooleman Ridge at Chapman.

The burns won’t impact public access to walking trails however trail use is not recommended.

For more information on the burns visit cmd.act.gov.au or call Canberra Connect on 13 22 81.

Three controlled burns in the ACT today

The Territory and Municipal Services Directorate will today, Thursday 27 November, 2014, weather permitting, conduct three controlled burns in the ACT.

The controlled burns will be undertaken on Amber Ridge, Gordon at Cooleman Ridge, Chapman and Cooleman Nature Reserve, Chapman. The burns won’t impact public access to walking trails however trail use is not recommended.

For more information on the burns visit cmd.act.gov.au or call Canberra Connect on 13 22 81.

Small grassfire in Kambah

ACT Rural Fire Service and ACT Fire & Rescue are currently responding to a small grassfire fire burning at a reserve behind Learmonth Drive Kambah.

The Bushfire Alert and Warning Level for this fire has been set at ADVICE.

ACT Rural Fire Service and ACT Fire & Rescue have five units responding to the scene.

The Fire Danger Rating where this fire is burning is LOW-MODERATE.

Fires burning in LOW-MODERATE conditions can be easily controlled.

There is little to no risk to life and property in the urban or rural areas of the ACT.

Update – Two vehicle crash at McKellar

ACT Ambulance Service intensive care paramedics have treated a 62-year-old patient for minor chest injuries and have taken the patient to Calvary Hospital.

Crews are still on scene assessing two other patients who may require transport to hospital.