Approximately 100 occupants were evacuated from the Royal Australian Mint this morning. At approximately 10am, ACT Fire & Rescue responded to an automatic fire alarm that was triggered by a release of gas through a chemical reaction. HAZMAT crews conducted atmospheric monitoring and air ventilation operations to ensure the area is safe. The building is… Read more »
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The building has been ventilated and is now safe to reoccupy. The lane closure on Northbourne Avenue has been reopened. Firefighters are departing the scene.
ACT Fire & Rescue has extinguished a fire in the TransACT building on Northbourne Avenue, Dickson. Shortly after 11pm, Firefighters responded to an Automatic Fire Alarm and arrived to find a small fire on the first floor. The fire was quickly contained to a service room and extinguished. One lane south of Antill Street is… Read more »
The Bureau of Meteorology has cancelled a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for the ACT and Canberra. A warning is still in place for surrounding regions in NSW.
The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for the ACT region. Warning for large hailstones, heavy rainfall and damaging winds which may lead to flash flooding over the next several hours. The ACT State Emergency Service advises to: – Move indoors, bringing children and pets with you. – Park your car under… Read more »