House fire – Dunlop

The ACT Emergency Services Agency reminds the community to discard cigarette butts responsibly and always make sure your butt is fully extinguished.

At approximately 10:00am, ACT Fire & Rescue responded to an Emergency Triple Zero (E000) call reporting a house fire on Polwarth Circuit in Dunlop.

Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire, which was contained to the garage.

Initial investigations suggest the fire was caused by a discarded cigarette butt.

ACT Ambulance Service Paramedics treated one patient on scene. Transport to hospital was not required.

For more information go to http://esa.act.gov.au/community-information/home-fire-safety/smoking/

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