News Alerts

House Fire – Gordon

E2CD79F2-E257-4A41-B082-3E4DEA54DF12ACT Fire & Rescue are working to extinguish a fire in a two storey town house on Jim Pike Avenue, Gordon.

Four pumpers, the Breathing Apparatus Van, the BRONTO and two commanders are on scene.

ACT Ambulance Service has assessed one person and paramedics will remain on scene for firefighter safety.

Two car incident – Benjamin Way

ACT Ambulance Service has responded to a two car incident, where one vehicle was found on its roof on Benjamin Way, Belconnen.

Paramedics assessed and treated two patients on scene and transported one female patient to hospital in a stable condition.

ACT Fire & Rescue and ACT Policing were also on scene and have since departed.

Update – Smell of gas, University of Canberra

Firefighters have completed a search of the building and located the source of the smell.

HAZMAT crews conducted atmospheric monitoring to ensure the area was safe.

The library is now being reoccupied and the building has been handed back to University of Canberra staff.

Smell of gas – University of Canberra

ACT Fire & Rescue are on scene at the University of Canberra, Bruce, following reports of a strong smell of gas.

The library has been evacuated and firefighters are investigating the source of the smell.

Update to come.

Update House fire – Deakin

Crews have extinguished the fire which was contained to the kitchen. The fire started in a dishwasher and is not suspicious.

Atmospheric monitoring is being conducted and firefighters will shortly leave the scene.

ACT Fire & Rescue reminds the community people should not re-enter a smoke-filled premises once evacuated.

A woman was treated at the scene for smoke inhalation by ACT Ambulance Service crews but transport to hospital was not required.