News Alerts

Car Fire on Parkes Way

ACT Fire & Rescue (ACTF&R) are attending a car fire on Parkes Way near the intersection with Clunies Ross Street.

An ACTF&R pumper is on scene and has closed off the left lane city bound (Eastbound) just before the tunnel. ACTF&R have advised that they will remain on scene for the next 20-30 minutes and traffic delays can be expected during this time.

Calwell Club Evacuation Update

ACT Fire & Rescue have conducted atmospheric testing and determined the Calwell Club safe to re-enter for staff and patrons. The site has now been handed back to Calwell Club management to resume regular trading.

Calwell Club Evacuation

ACT Fire & Rescue (ACTF&R) are on scene at the Calwell Club on Were Street in Calwell investigating a smell of burning at the premises. The club has been evacuated at this time and ACTF&R are working with club management and utility companies to locate the source of the smell.

The ACTF&R response currently on scene is three pumpers, breathing apparatus, hazmat, a senior officer and a commander.

Update to follow.

Car fire Narrabundah

ACT Fire & Rescue has responded to a car fire in Narrabundah.

One crew responded to the fire in Bega Place about 9.25pm to find the car well alight.

The ACT Fire & Rescue crew extinguished the fire.

One man was taken to the Canberra Hospital by paramedics suffering from burns as a result of the incident.

One firefighter was treated at the scene by paramedics for minor injuries.

Businesses evacuated – Greenway

ACT Fire & Rescue is currently responding to a HAZMAT incident at a business in Greenway.

About 50 people have been evacuated from the business and two surrounding premises.

ACT Fire & Rescue crews are currently undertaking atmospheric monitoring to determine the cause of a gas smell emanating from a lift shaft on the site.