News Alerts

House fire – Garran

Firefighters have extinguished a small fire in a garage at a house in Garran.

Crews responded quickly, saving the homeowners personal belongings.

Only minor damage to the garage is reported.

A Hazardous Materials crew is currently ventilating the area.

ACT Fire & Rescue was alerted to the emergency at 6.02pm.

Motorcylist injured on Cotter Road

A motorcyclist will be transported to hospital following a single vehicle crash on Cotter Road.

The ACT Ambulance Service was called to the crash near Casuarina Sands just after noon.

The man, who has multiple injuries, will be transported to the Canberra Hospital.

House Fire in Holt

ACT Fire & Rescue (ACTFR) have responded to a house fire in Holt at midday on Friday.

Crews on scene found a dishwasher inside the house that was well-alight, and quickly extinguished the fire. There were no injuries.

3 Pumpers, 1 HAZMAT appliance, 1 Breathing Apparatus appliance and a Commander were in attendance. The fire was contained to the kitchen, however there has been considerable smoke damage throughout the rest of the house.

Crews remain on scene ventilating the house.

Pedestrian clipped by wing mirror of a truck at low speed

Shortly after midday on Monday, the ACT Ambulance Service attended an incident behind the Florey Shops at the intersection of Kesteven St and Connah St where a 24 year old male pedestrian was injured by the passing wing mirror of a truck at low speed.

ACT Ambulance Service paramedics have transported him to The Canberra Hospital.

Catamaran capsize on Lake Burley Griffin

Shortly after 6 pm tonight the ACT Ambulance Service responded to a young male following the capsize of a catamaran on Lake Burley Griffin.

Intensive Care Paramedics treated the patient at the scene and transported him to The Canberra Hospital a short time later.