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Grass fire in Mawson

Firefighters have extinguished a small grass fire in Mawson.

ACT Fire & Rescue was alerted to the incident at 7.45pm.

The grass fire was located adjacent to Athllon Drive and was 50 metres by 50 metres in size.

ACT Fire & Rescue supported by ACT Rural Fire Service are on scene blacking out and mopping up.

Grass fire in Woden

Firefighters have extinguished a small grass fire in Pearce.

ACT Fire & Rescue was alerted to the incident adjacent to Athllon Drive at 4:17pm.

A total of four fire crews attended including two from the ACT Rural Fire Service and quickly put the fire out which covered about 150 metres x 150 metres.

Firefighters are expected to remain on scene for another half an hour mopping up.

Cooking oil spill in Kingston

A laneway has been blocked off in Kingston following an oil spill.

ACT Fire & Rescue was alerted to the incident in Highgate Lane off Jardine Street just after 11 o’clock this morning.

Fire crews arrived to find approximately 350 litres of cooking oil had come off the truck onto the road and into a nearby drain.

The HAZMAT crew and one fire truck are one scene applying sand and absorbent on the spill.

The EPA and Transport Canberra adn City Services are also in attendence.

Fire at historic city building

Firefighters have extinguished a fire at Gorman House in Braddon.

ACT Fire & Rescue was alerted to the incident on Ainslie Avenue just after 4:30 this morning.

Multiple fire crews responded and quickly extinguished the fire preventing any major damage to the historic building.

Firefighters are currently ventilating smoke from the structure and undertaking atmospheric monitoring.

The cause will be investigated.

Black Mountain bushfire quickly extinguished

Firefighters are mopping up after extinguishing a bushfire on Black Mountain Peninsula.

ACT Fire Fire & Rescue was alerted to the incident on Lady Denman Drive at 6:15pm.

They responded immediately with one fire truck and light unit along with a heavy tanker front m the ACT Rural Fire Service.

Fire crews were able to quickly put out the fire which measured approximately 10 metres x 50 metres.