News Alerts

Road Crash – Symonston

ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Fire & Rescue have responded to a three vehicle crash on the corner of Hindmarsh Drive and Canberra Avenue in Symonston.

Paramedics assessed persons on scene with no injuries that required transport.

The traffic lights have been affected by the incident, therefore delays are expected.

The scene has been handed over to ACT Policing.

House fire – Ainslie

Firefighters have quickly extinguished a fire which was contained to the laundry.

ACT Fire & Rescue was called to a Salomons Place home just after 5:00am.

One resident was treated at the scene by ACT Ambulance Service Paramedics for smoke inhalation.

Structure fire – Dickson

EDC64C03-8593-40C3-B028-F5774012AB57ACT Fire & Rescue (ACTF&R) were called to a structure fire at an abandoned building in Hawdon Place, Dickson at approximately 22:15 this evening. ACTF&R responded with three pumpers, breathing apparatus vehicle, aerial appliance and two commanders. Firefighters contained the fire to the loading dock area and there were no injuries. The scene was handed over to ACT Policing.

Structure Fire – Phillip

11F3A672-EC74-4E23-A174-3FBE08EDCCBA1DD5A12F-89AE-40BE-A631-8AA0B2119CA8ACT Fire & Rescue (ACTF&R) were called to a fire at Woden Athletics Park at approximately 23:15 this evening. ACTF&R attended the scene with 2 pumpers, a commander and a breathing apparatus vehicle. The fire was located in a shed on the western side of the park. Firefighters quickly knocked down the flames and remained on site to monitor any flare-ups. Firefighters cut into the shed for access to extinguish the fire and ventilate. The site was handed to ACT Policing for investigation.

Convoy in support of PTSD rolls into Canberra

ACT Emergency Services Agency vehicles will join the Stand Tall for PTS convoy tomorrow morning. The convoy is currently travelling down the east coast to raise awareness of PTSD and help reduce some of the stigma attached to the illness. The convoy will be welcomed into Canberra at the Emergency Services Memorial at Rond Terrace at 10.30am. ACTSES Chief Officer Georgeina Whelan is also one of the guest speakers at the official event.