Posts Categorized: Alerts

Bush & Grass Fire – Lower Cotter Catchment

ACT Fire & Rescue (ACTF&R) extinguished a Bush and Grass fire burning in the Lower Cotter Catchment area, Vanity’s Crossing. The fire was caused due to a car being alight. A number of ACTF&R resources responded to the fire, with the fire now extinguished. The fire was approximately 10m x 50m in size. ACT Policing… Read more »

Dust Storm – ACT and surrounding region

The ACT Ambulance Service is warning the community that the current dust storm over Canberra may exacerbate respiratory conditions in some people. This is a dust storm event and not the result of fire. There are currently no fires in the region. People who suffer from hay-fever, asthma or other respiratory conditions are encouraged to… Read more »

Car Crash – Canberra Avenue

This morning a single vehicle accident occurred on Canberra Avenue outside HMAS Harman. A truck impacted a tree, resulting in the single male occupant of the truck becoming trapped. ACT Ambulance Service Paramedics, working in collaboration with NSW Paramedics, stabilised the patient on scene while NSW fire fighters used hydraulic equipment to free the mans… Read more »

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 »