BBQ gas cylinder catches fire

ACT Fire & Rescue has extinguished a fire from an outdoor BBQ gas cylinder in the back yard of a house on Booroondara Street, Reid.

Damage to BBQ and gas cylinder with no structural damage to house.

BBQ was operating at the time.

ACT Ambulance Service intensive care paramedics have treated a male patient with minor burns and taken him to Calvary Hospital in a stable condition.

ACT Fire & Rescue currently conducting ventilation operations and bleeding the gas from the cylinder using a hose spray to dissipate the gas.

Time of Emergency Triple Zero (000) call 6.05pm.

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