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Update two – Church fire in Kambah

Firefighters are continuing to work on extinguishing the fire.

They expect this to continue throughout the morning.

Church fire in Kambah

Firefighters are working to extinguish a fire in a church at Kambah.

ACT Fire & Rescue was alerted to the incident in Jenke Circuit just after 6 o’clock.

There are three fire trucks, the bronto aerial appliance, breathing aparartus support van and a commander on scene.

Grass fire extinguished in Beard

Firefighters have extinguished a small grass fire at Beard on the ACT/NSW border.

ACT Fire & Rescue was alerted to the incident between Railway Street and the Molonglo River just after 1 o’clock.

Three fire crews from ACT Fire & Rescue and one from the ACT Rural Fire Service attended the scene with the support of two commanders.

The fire, approximately 20 metres by 30 metres, is believed to have cause some minor damage to overhead powerlines but contractors are on site undertaking repairs.

The cause is unknown.