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Update 14 – Hail storm strikes the ACT

The ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) expect to complete the clean up from the hailstorm last night by midnight. There are just four jobs remaining with ACTSES crews currently responding to them. There was a total of 543 calls for help from the Canberra community as a result of the storm. The response to attend… Read more »

Update 13 – Hail storm strikes the ACT

The ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) has now received 543 calls for help as a result of the hail storm last night. ACTSES units and ACT Fire & Rescue firefighters are attending the remaining 15 jobs.

Update 12 – Hail storm strikes the ACT

The ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) has now received 536 calls for help as a result of the hail storm last night. ACTSES, NSWSES units and ACT Fire & Rescue firefighters are attending the remaining 59 jobs.

Update 11 – Hail storm strikes the ACT

The ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) has now received 529 calls for help as a result of the hail storm tonight. ACTSES, NSWSES units and ACT Fire & Rescue firefighters are attending the remaining 105 jobs. Changeover of ACTSES crews and incident management team personnel is now happening as well.

Update 11 – Fire at West Belconnen

Firefighters have extinguished the fire in a large pile of pallets within the industrial estate at Parkwood in West Belconnen. The fire started on Friday afternoon and quickly spread to nearby grassland before being put out with the help of water bombing helicopters based in the ACT for the bushfire season. ACT Fire & Rescue… Read more »