House fire – Giralang

The ACT Emergency Services Agency reminds the community to always use a proper candle holder that is heat resistant, sturdy and large enough to hold dripping wax, especially on wooden furniture or cloth-covered surfaces.

At approximately 9:00am, ACT Fire & Rescue responded to an Emergency Triple Zero (E000) call reporting a house fire on Pinterry Place in Giralang.

Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire, which initial investigations suggest was caused by a candle left unattended.

Firefighters treated one patient on scene for smoke inhalation, conducted atmospheric monitoring and air ventilation operations to ensure the area is safe.

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