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Update 1 – Fire in the Erindale Shopping Centre

The fire is believed to have started in the northern end of the building, in the roof space, above a butchery. The fire activated an automatic sprinkler system which helped control the spread of fire before crews were able to extinguish the flames. The Erindale Shopping Centre remains closed to the public. Fire, smoke and… Read more »

Update 1 – response to heavy rain

The ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) has received 23 calls for assistance since 5 pm Friday, 1 December. Most of the jobs relate to backyard and garage flooding, as well as leaking roofs. If you require assistance during storms or flood call 132 500. In a life-threatening emergency call Triple Zero (000). No injuries or… Read more »

ACTSES responds to 195 calls for help

At midday today the ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) had received 195 calls for help from over the weekend and Monday morning. All six ACTSES volunteer units responded to jobs and were supported by ACT Fire & Rescue and Territory and Municipal Services Directorate teams. There are five requests for assistance still active with crews… Read more »

ACTSES responds to 182 calls for help

Up to midnight last night the ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) received 182 calls for help over the weekend. All six ACTSES volunteer units responded to jobs and were supported by ACT Fire & Rescue and Territory and Municipal Services Directorate teams. There are 20 requests for assistance outstanding which crews will finish this morning…. Read more »

ACTSES responds to 180 calls for help

Requests for assistance now stands at 180 for the weekend due to the wet weather. ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) volunteer units are working through the jobs as quickly as possible with support from ACT Fire & Rescue and Territory and Municipal Service Directorate crews. Calls for help have been in response to collapsed ceilings,… Read more »