News Alerts

ADVICE – Grass fire at Hall

ACT Fire & Rescue and ACT Rural Fire Service are currently on route to a grass fire burning at Hall.

The Bushfire Alert and Warning Level for this fire has been set at ADVICE.

The fire is located on the Barton Highway near the Victoria St intersection.

Child’s finger stuck in sink

ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Fire & Rescue have responded to an incident in McGregor this afternoon involving a four year old child’s finger stuck in a sink.

Firefighters have removed part of the sink, while still attached to the finger so the child could be assessed by intensive care paramedics before being transported to The Canberra Hospital in a stable condition, for ongoing treatment.

Crews were alerted to the incident just after 3:30pm.

Two vehicle crash in Banks

ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Fire & Rescue have responded to a two vehicle crash in Banks.

Crews were alerted to the incident on the corner of Tharwa Drive and Pockett Avenue just after 6:32 PM.

Firefighters have extricated two people, a female driver and teenage passenger, from one of the vehicles using hydraulic tools. A third passenger, a younger child, was able to exit the vehicle unassisted.

All three people have been assessed on scene by intensive care paramedics and are being transported to The Canberra Hospital in a stable condition with minor injuries, for ongoing assessment.

Numerous dog bites across Canberra today

ACT Ambulance Service has today attended three separate dog bite incidents in Canberra.

In Nicholls, intensive care paramedics assessed a 70 year old female and a 30 year old male on scene in separate incidents.

In Symonston a 60 year old male was also assessed on scene.

All patients were then transported to hospital in a stable condition for ongoing treatment.