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 »
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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 »
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.
Transport Canberra and City Services has advised that the following areas remain closed as a result of recent storm weather: – Oaks Estate Road – Coppins Crossing, Molonglo Valley – Coppins Crossing, Denman Prospect People are advised to drive safely and not to enter any storm waters as rain may persists throughout the day. Allow… Read more »
ACT State Emergency Service, ACT Fire & Rescue, ACT Rural Fire Service and NSW State Emergency Service have done excellent work across the city as the clean up from today’s heavy rainfall continues into the evening. The services are continuing to response to over 200 requests for assistance and have worked with Roads ACT, Transport… Read more »