ESA News Alerts

Update – Hot air balloon stuck in light fitting

Firefighters are helping to untangle the hot air balloon from the light fitting.

Sixteen people were in the basket at the time of the crash.

ACT Ambulance Service said nobody was injured.

Emergency services will soon leave the scene.

Hot air balloon stuck in light fitting

Emergency services are responding to reports a hot air balloon is suspended in a light fitting at the Aranda District Playing Fields.

Update to come.

Update – Grass fire by the Monaro Highway

The grass fire has been extinguished and crews are departing.

At the height of the incident there were five units at the scene.

The cause has been deemed suspicious and will be investigated by ACT Policing.

ADVICE – Grass fire by the Monaro Highway

The ACT Fire & Rescue and ACT Rural Fire Service is working to extinguish a grass fire burning by the Monaro Highway.

The Bushfire Alert and Warning Level for this fire has been set at ADVICE.

The ACT Fire & Rescue and ACT Rural Fire Service have three units on scene.

The fire is located close to Gilmore.

The fire is approximately 20m x 30m in size and is under control.