News Alerts

Fire in Narrabundah apartment

Firefighters are on scene at an apartment fire in Gowrie Court in Narrabundah.

Residents in nearby homes are being evacuated.

ACT Fire & Rescue has three pumpeers and two commander on scene. The fire, located in one of the ground floor apartments, is under control.

The ACT Ambulance Service is also in attendance. A 38-year-old man has been treated for smoke inhalation by intensive care paramedics and will be transported the Canberra Hospital in a stable condition.

An Emergency Triple Zero (000) call was received at 10:50pm.

Update to come.

Florey car crash

Two women and a child have been taken to The Canberra Hospital after a two car crash in Florey.

The cars collided at the corner of Southern Cross Drive and Ratcliffe Crescent around 2.30pm.

A 48 year old woman has been taken to hospital suffering neck and shoulder pain.

A 58 year old woman has been transported to hospital with sternal pain along with a nine year old boy who has a sore right shoulder.

Two other children in the car were not injured.

Update – Two cyclists injured in Monaro Highway crash

The two cyclists have been transferred to The Canberra Hospital.

The crash occured just before 8am this morning not last night as previously detailed.

ACT Fire & Rescue also attended and have just left the scene.

Two cyclists injured in Monaro Highway crash

Two cyclists are being treated by intensive care paramedics following a crash on the Monaro Highway near Royalla.

An Emergency Tripe Zero (000) call was received just before 8am.

One cyclist has sustained leg injuries and the other cyclist is being assesed for spinal injuries.

There was also a car involved in the crash.

Update to come.

Boy Injured at Mt Ainslie

ACT Fire & Rescue and ACT Paramedics have rescued a boy who fell at Mt Ainslie.

The boy and his family are in Canberra from Victoria on holiday.

This is the first day of their vacation and Mt Ainslie is the first place they visited.

The boy was going down Mt Ainslie and slipped, falling 50 to 60 metres.

Firefighters and Paramedics worked together to get the boy on to a stretcher, ropes were attached and he was pulled up to the top where the ambulance was.

He has facial injuries and has been taken to The Canberra Hospital in a stable condition.