News Alerts

Structure fire – Belconnen

ACT Fire & Rescue extinguished a structure fire on Lathlain Street in Belconnen at approximately 10:40pm.

Four pumpers, the Bronto aerial appliance, two commanders and the breathing apparatus support vehicle responded to the Emergency Triple Zero (E000) call received at 10:03pm.

ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Policing also attended the scene.

Emergency service personnel will remain on scene until operations are completed.

Update – Unit fire, Bonython

Firefighters contained the fire to a bedroom where the blaze is believed to have started.

Neighbouring units were unaffected and no injuries have been reported.

ACT Fire & Rescue remain on scene undertaking ventilation and atmospheric monitoring of the building.

The cause of the fire will be investigated.

Unit fire – Bonython

ACT Fire & Rescue has extinguished a fire in a two-story unit complex in Tenison-Woods Circuit, Bonython.

Firefighters arrived on scene to find fire and smoke coming from the second floor of the building.

Three pumpers, one command vehicle and two support vehicles are on scene.

Update to follow.

Update – Two people rescued from fire, Belconnen

ACT Fire & Rescue has extinguished a kitchen fire in an apartment on the top level of a four-story building.

Firefighters rescued two unconscious males from the living area of the small apartment and immediately administered CPR.

ACT Ambulance Service paramedics treated both patients for smoke inhalation at the scene and transported them to the Canberra Hospital.

Both patients were in a serious condition on arrival to the hospital.

Firefighters have determined the cause of the fire as cooking left unattended, and remind the community: “Don’t stop looking while you’re cooking”.

The Emergency Triple Zero (000) call was received at 3:27pm.

Two people rescued from fire – Belconnen

Firefighters have rescued two unconscious people from a fire burning on the top level of an apartment complex in Howie Court, Belconnen.

Three pumpers, the Bronto aerial appliance, breathing apparatus support vehicle and two commanders are currently on scene.

ACT Ambulance Service is also currently on scene.

Update to follow.