Posts Categorized: Alerts

House fire – Harrison

ACT Fire & Rescue has extinguished a fire on the second floor of a two-storey residence in Harrison. At approximately 10am, firefighters arrived to find smoke coming from the second floor. The cause of the fire has not been determined. Firefighters will remain on scene while they conduct atmospheric monitoring and air ventilation operations to… Read more »

Rescue – Brindabella Mountains

ACT Fire & Rescue has rescued a man in his 20’s after his car slid down an embankment whilst exploring the Brindabellas in snowy conditions on Saturday night (18 August 2018). Around 10pm, firefighters received a call for help from the man who had removed himself from his trapped vehicle. Firefighters in the Triple Zero… Read more »

Single Vehicle Incident – Campbell

ACT Fire & Rescue (ACTF&R) and ACT Ambulance Service (ACTAS) responded to a single vehicle accident on Morshead Drive, Campbell. ACTF&R firefighters extricated a male in his 20s from the vehicle and ACTAS intensive care paramedics treated him for life threatening injuries. Following treatment, ACTAS transported the patient to the Canberra Hospital.

Hazard Reduction Burn – Pialligo

ACT Rural Fire Service will conduct a hazard reduction burn tonight, Thursday 16 August 2018. Dependent on suitable weather and fuel moisture conditions the burn will be undertaken at 540 Pialligo Avenue, Majura, (near Fairbairn Pines) from 6:30pm to 9:00pm. The total size of the burn is nine hectares. Fire tankers and support vehicles will… Read more »

Hazard reduction burn tonight – Pialligo Ave

ACT Rural Fire Service will conduct a hazard reduction burn tonight, Thursday 09 August 2018. Dependent on suitable weather and fuel moisture conditions the burn will be undertaken at 540 Pialligo Avenue, Majura, (near Fairbairn Pines) from 6:30pm to 9:00pm. The total size of the burn is nine hectares. Fire tankers and support vehicles will… Read more »