News Alerts

Man critical following Condor explosion

ACT Ambulance Service, ACT Fire & Rescue and ACT Policing have responded to a car explosion on Heidelberg Street, Condor.

Paramedics treated a male for multiple injuries. He was transported to the Canberra Hospital in a critical condition.

No other injuries have been reported. Police and emergency services remain on scene.

The community is advised to avoid the area.

Small fire – Dickson College


ACT Fire & Rescue extinguished a small fire at Dickson College at approximately 3:45pm this afternoon.

Firefighters arrived on scene to find dark smoke coming from the heating system in the plant room. All occupants had already self-evacuated from the college.

Firefighters will remain on scene while they conduct atmospheric monitoring and air ventilation operations to ensure the area is safe.

No injuries have been reported.

Community notice – House burn – Monash

FB1A60FB-D3B5-4DA3-8B59-427B609136D2The community is advised that there will be an increase in emergency service vehicles and personnel in the Monash area over the next 48 hours.

From 9am on Thursday 2 August, ACT Fire & Rescue will be conducting a live and controlled house fire training exercise on Kneeshaw Street, Monash, as part of the Station Officer Development Program.

Senior Firefighters who are being promoted to Station Officer level will be putting their leadership skills to the test as they supervise their crew in a real-time fire scenario.

Motor Vehicle Incident – Ainslie

ACT Fire & Rescue attended a single vehicle incident on Edgar Street in Ainslie. One pumper and a command vehicle extricated a single male from the vehicle involved. He was treated and transported to hospital by ACT Ambulance Service. ACT Policing also attended the scene. Traffic is unaffected by the incident.

Motor Vehicle Incident – Bywong

ACT Fire & Rescue (ACTF&R) are assisting NSW Rural Fire Service, NSW Police and NSW Ambulance at a single vehicle incident on the corner of Macs Reef Road and Bankers Road, Bywong.

Two pumpers and a commander from ACTF&R are working to extricate a single person entrapped in the vehicle at the incident.