News Alerts

Fire at the zoo

ACT Fire & Rescue are responding to reports of a fire at the National Zoo and Aquarium.

Update to follow.

Update – Carpark fire in Dickson

ACT Fire & Rescue have responded to the presence of smoke in a unit block carpark caused by a mechanical malfunction in a car filled with excess oil, not a fire as previously reported.

Firefighters evacuated nine people from the unit block as a precaution.

All occupants have now re-entered the premises after crews ventilated the area.

Carpark fire in Dickson

ACT Fire & Rescue is currently on the scene of a fire in the carpark of a block on units in Dickson.

Crews were alerted to the incident on Dooring Street just after 2:48pm.

Update to follow.

Update – Smell of smoke being investigated in Greenway

ACT Fire & Rescue with the assistance of electricians have not been able to determine the cause of the smell of smoke.

Atmospheric monitoring has been conducted returning a clear result and so people have now been allowed to returned to the building.

Smell of smoke being investigated in Greenway

ACT Fire & Rescue and ACT Ambulance Service are currently on scene in Greenway investigating the smell of smoke in a building.

Firefighters evacuated approximately 30 people as a precaution from the building on the corner of Reed St N and Anketell St.

Crews and are now waiting for Hazmat to arrive and conduct atmospheric monitoring to clear the area.

Paramedics have not needed to treated anyone.

Crews were alerted to the incident just after 8:59am.