News Alerts

Reports of smoke – London Circuit, City

ACT Fire & Rescue are responding to reports of smoke at 161 London Circuit, City.

The affected areas have been evacuated and crews are investigating the source of the smoke.

One southbound lane on London Circuit has been temporarily closed and the community is asked to avoid the area where possible.

ACT Ambulance Service paramedics and ACT Police are also on scene.

House Fire – Queanbeyan

House_fire_QueanbeyanACT Fire & Rescue have assisted NSW Fire & Rescue, NSW Police and NSW Ambulance at a house fire at Surveyor Place, Queanbeyan.

ACT Fire & Rescue firefighters have concluded operations and NSW Fire & Rescue and NSW Police will remain on scene.

Car Crash – Chapman

ACT Fire & Rescue, the ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Policing have responded to a car crash on Rafferty Street, Chapman.

The female occupant had become trapped and required extrication.

Firefighters used hydraulic rescue equipment to free the woman who was then taken to TCH by Paramedics in a stable condition.

Rescue – Yarralumla

A 13 year old boy has been rescued by firefighters after becoming stuck approximately 15 meters up a tree in the vicinity of Yarralumla Nursery.

ACT Fire & Rescue and the ACT Ambulance Service used the Bronto to rescue the child.

No injuries were sustained.

Light Rail Incident – Canberra City

At approximately 7:47am Emergency Services were called to attend an accident at the intersection of Cooyong Street and Northbourne Avenue in Canberra City.

ACT Fire and Rescue firefighters and ACT Ambulance Service Paramedics treated a male pedestrian following reports he had been struck by a light rail vehicle.

The male patient was transported to TCH in a stable condition with leg and upper body injuries.