News Alerts

Mulch fire at Oaks Estate

ACT Fire & Rescue is currently working to extinguish a mulch fire near Florence and Railway Streets, Oaks Estate.

No structures are at risk and the size of the mulch fire is approximately 20 metres x 20 metres.

Firefighters are using Compressed Air Foam System (CAFS) tankers to extinguish the much fire as well as earthmoving equipment.

Two CAFS tankers are on scene, one fire pumper and one Commander.

Time of Emergency Triple Zero (000) call 7.27am.

Belconnen apartment fire extinguished

ACT Fire & Rescue has extinguished a fire in an apartment on Cabena Court, Belconnen.

Fire damage to one room on the first floor unit and smoke and heat damage to the apartment.

Two fire pumpers on scene along with the Breathing Apparatus Van, Hazardous Material Unit and one Commander.

Multiple Emergency Triple Zero (000) calls were received from 11.48am.

No injuries.

Investigations into the cause of the fire are underway.

One occupant safely self evacuated who had a working smoke alarm.

Update – House fire in Ainslie

Crews have extinguished the fire which started in a front room of the fibro house.

No-one was home at the time of the fire.

Investigations into the cause of the fire have now commenced.

Time of Emergency Triple Zero (000) call was 6.43am.

House fire in Ainslie

ACT Fire & Rescue are working to extinguish a house fire in Hawdon Street, Ainslie.

Three fire pumpers, the Breathing Apparatus Support Van and one commander are on scene.

Update to follow.