News Alerts

Brown snake found in air conditioner

ACT Fire & Rescue have been called to a Nicholls home where a large brown snake was found in an external air conditioner.

The homeowner called Emergency Triple Zero (000) at 8:50pm.

Firefighters remain on scene at Suegah Circuit and are awaiting the arrival of a Territory and Municipal Services Directorate ranger to assist with the removal of the snake.

Update – ADVICE – Grass fire in Belconnen

ACT Fire & Rescue and the ACT Rural Fire Service are continuing to fight a grass fire on Stockdill Drive in Belconnen.

The fire is approximately 50m long and is burning slowly.

Flames have reached about half a metre in height.

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

ACT Fire & Rescue and the ACT Rural Fire Service have 8 units on scene.

The fire is being controlled.

ADVICE – Grass fire in Belconnen

ACT Fire & Rescue and the ACT Rural Fire Service are working to extinguish a grass fire burning along Stockdill Drive in Belconnen.

The fire is located in a paddock about 200m from the road.

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

ACT Fire & Rescue and the ACT Rural Fire Service have eight units on scene.

The fire is being controlled.

Update – Smoke at Uni Pub in City

Firefighters have used a thermal image camera inside the exhaust duct from the kitchen area.

The cause of the smoke has been determined to be from overheating of cooking product.

ACT Fire & Rescue is about to depart the scene.