News Alerts

Smell of smoke being investigated at Kingston apartments

ACT Fire & Rescue is currently investigating a smell of smoke at The Carrington apartments residential complex, Jardine Street, Kingston.

Level 14 of the complex is only being evacuated at this stage whilst crews search for the source of the smell.

Update to follow.

Burst water pipe in roof at office building

Firefighters are currently on scene at an office building on City Walk, Canberra following a burst water pipe in the roof.

ACT Fire & Rescue has stopped the leak which has damaged an area of carpet and fittings of approximately 30 metres x 15 metres on the second level of the eight storey building.

Some minor water leaking has also been detected underneath in a restauarnt. There are no evacuations. Workers in the building have been moved to another area inside.

Power has been shut off until contractors can rectify the burst water pipe.

Update – House fire in Crace

The fire has been contained to a bedroom of the property and extinguished.

Firefighters are now ventilating smoke from the home.