Update Three – 59 calls for help following storm

The ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) has now received a total of 59 calls for help following last night’s storm.

ACTSES volunteers and ACT Fire & Rescue have responded to jobs mostly relating to trees and branches across roads, driveways and pathways with the majority in Canberra’s southern suburbs.

Firefighters have been called to a home at Griffith after part of a tree had damaged a carport. Asbestos sheeting was dislodged and firefighters have cordoned off the area as a precaution and waiting for WorkSafe ACT to investigate.

Residents who require storm or flood assistance can call the ACTSES on 132 500.

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