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Gas leak at Lyneham Nursing Home

Firefighters are currently evacuating residents at the Morsehead Nursing Home, Archibald Street, Lyneham following a gas leak.

Workmen have ruptured a gas line in the roof of the nursing home and ACT Fire & Rescue is evacuating the area as a precaution.

Gas leak has been isolated and ACT Fire & Rescue is conducting ventilation operations.

Update Two – House fire at Hughes

The fire has been knocked down and crews are now commencing mopping up operations.

House has been extensively damaged.

One occupant self evacuated from the house.

ACT Fire & Rescue has now also deployed the specialist Hazardous Materials Unit.

Update – House fire at Hughes

Firefighters are working to extinguish the fire in the three bedroom house.

Fire has engulfed the front part of the house and the roof of the house has collapsed.

No neighbouring structures are under threat at this time.

Three fire pumpers are on scene with the Breathing Apparatus Support van and two fire Commanders.

Update to follow.