Update three – ACTSES activated by storm activity

The ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) has received a total of 650 calls for help as a result of a storm this afternoon.

An Incident Management Team is activated at the ESA HQ with teams from the ACTSES, ACT Fire & Rescue, ACT Rural Fire Service and Transport Canberra and City Services responding to jobs right across Canberra.

30 jobs have been completed so far.

Arrangements are now being put in place for additional and relief crews to be available tonight and tomorrow.

For emergency storm help ring the ACTSES on 132 500.

A home in O'Connor was damaged when a tree fell onto it during a storm this afternoon.

A home in O’Connor was damaged when a tree fell onto it during a storm this afternoon.

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