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ADVICE – Small fire at Tharwa

The ACT Rural Fire Service is working to extinguish a small fire burning at Tharwa.

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

The ACT Rural Fire Service has two units on scene.

The fire is located close to the Murrumbidgee River near Outward Bound.

Food fire in Kambah

A disabled man has safely self evacuated himself after a fire started this afternoon in his Kambah home.

The man was cooking when the fire started on his stove.

He rang emergency triple zero (000) and took himself outside.

Firefighters arrived soon after and quickly extinguished the fire.

Fire crews are now ventilating the property which sustained minor smoke damage to the kitchen.

Firefighters ventilating classroom at Forrest Primary School

Firefighters are currently on scene at Forrest Primary School, Hobart Place, Forrest following a small fire in one of the classrooms.

The fire was caused by workmen using a glue gun who also extinguished the fire which was contained to the area.

Minor damage reported and ACT Fire & Rescue is currently ventilating the area and conducting atmospheric monitoring.

Approximately 40 teachers and parents have been evacuated as a precaution.