News Alerts

Injured pedestrian in Civic

The ACT Ambulance Service has treated an injured pedestrian in Civic.

Crews were alerted to the incident on the corner of Rudd and Bunda Streets at 10.08am.

A female pedestrian in her 20s was stabilised at the scene by intensive-care paramedics and was transported to The Canberra Hospital in a stable condition.

She sustained suspected superficial head injuries and abrasions.

Apartment fire in Greenway

ACT Fire & Rescue has extinguished an apartment balcony fire in Greenway.

Crews were alerted to the incident on Anketell Street at 10.09am and responded with three fire pumpers, hazmat and breathing apparatus support.

Quick work from firefighters saw damage contained to the balcony.

No residents were home at the time and no injuries have been reported.

Initial estimates put the damage bill at approximately five thousand dollars and the cause is being investigated.

Motorcyclist injured in Isaacs

The ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Fire & Rescue have treated an injured motorcyclist in Isaacs.

Crews were alerted to the incident at the Isaacs Ridge Reserve at 2.03pm and responded with two 4WD rescue vehicles and an ambulance.

Access was difficult, but the male rider has been stabilised at the scene by intensive-care paramedics. He was then transported to The Canberra Hospital in a stable condition with suspected head, upper body and leg injuries.

Update four – Fyshwick Fire

Crews have extinguished the fire, but there is still plenty of steam and smoke in the area and monitoring/cleanup efforts are expected to take several hours.

Firefighters work from the Bronto aerial appliance to extinguish the flames at Fyshwick. Photo by Tony Flaherty.

Firefighters work from the Bronto aerial appliance to extinguish the flames at Fyshwick. Photo by Tony Flaherty.

Update three – Fire in Fyshwick

ACT Fire & Rescue has now deployed the Bronto aerial firefighting appliance to assist with extinguishing the blaze at the rear of the property where access is difficult.