Posts Categorized: Alerts

ACTSES receives calls for assistance – Update 2

The ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) has now received 130 requests for assistance following today’s heavy rain. ACTSES crews, with the help of ACT Fire & Rescue, as well as Transport Canberra & City Services, have completed 55 of those jobs. The majority of their efforts still revolve around minor flooding and roof leaks with… Read more »

ACTSES receives calls for assistance – update

The ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) has now received 96 requests for assistance following heavy rainfall across the ACT. 32 jobs have already been completed. The majority of incidents still involve minor flooding and leaking roofs, with three trees reported down. Five ACTSES crews are currently tasked and ACT Fire & Rescue and Transport Canberra… Read more »

ACTSES receives 72 calls for assistance

The ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) has received 72 calls for assistance following recent heavy rain across the ACT. Calls have come in from all parts of Canberra since 11.30am and are being attended to by crews from ACT Fire & Rescue as well as the ACTSES. The majority of jobs are a result of… Read more »

ACTSES receives 24 calls for assistance

The ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) has recieved 24 calls for assistance as a result of recent storm activity. Jobs have been called in from all parts of Canberra although the majority are relatively minor. ACT Fire & Rescue has assisted with calls regarding arcing power lines, as well as leaking roofs, minor flooding and… Read more »

Grass fire in Aranda

ACT Fire & Rescue and the ACT Rural Fire Service have extinguished a grass fire in Aranda. Crews were called to the blaze on Belconnen Way at 4:09pm and responded with two pumpers, a light tanker, a medium tanker and a commander vehicle. The 45 x 65 metre fire was quickly contained and firefighters are… Read more »