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Thursday 13th December – Final Storm Update

ACT SES, ACT Fire & Rescue, ACT Rural Fire Service and Transport Canberra and City Services have been responding to 168 Requests For Assistance following today’s rain events. Crews will continue to work throughout the evening and into tomorrow to complete requests. The Bureau of Meteorology is maintaining a watch on the weather in the… Read more »

Storm contact – 132500

A reminder for storm and flood assistance, including fallen trees, please contact the ACT State Emergency Service on 132 500. Only call Emergency Triple Zero ‘000’ in a life-threatening situation. The ACT Emergency Services Agency has received reports that a number of tress have come down across Canberra with recent thunderstorm activity and high winds.

2018-19 Bushfire season Starts 1 September 2018

The ACT Emergency Services Agency (ESA) has declared that bushfire season will begin one month early – on 1 September 2018 – due to forecast dry conditions. Traditionally, the bushfire season commences on 1 October and runs through until 31 March, unless conditions warrant a variation. After assessment of the current conditions and consideration of… Read more »

Hazard Reduction Burns – 28 April 2018

ACT Fire & Rescue, ACT Rural Fire Service and ACT Parks and Conservation Service will conduct four hazard reduction burns in the ACT today, Saturday 28 April 2018. Dependent on suitable weather and fuel moisture conditions the burns will be undertaken at the following locations from 9:00am to 4:00pm: – Devils Gap between Tidbinbilla Road… Read more »

House fire in Narrabundah update accurate as at 21:00

ACT Ambulance Service are in attendance at the house fire on Kootara Crescent in Narrabundah. A female and a child have been treated for smoke inhalation and are being transported to hospital in a stable condition for further assessment.