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Electrical smell at aged care facility in Narrabundah

ACT Fire & Rescue have a responded to a reported electrical smell at an aged care facility in Narrabundah.

Crews have evacuated around 15 people to a dining room area inside the building while rigorous atmospheric monitoring is undertaken.

When testing has been completed residents will be allowed to return to rooms.

No source of the smell has been determined as yet.

Update – Two car crash at Gungahlin

Firefighters have extricated one female who was trapped by confinement, using hydraulic tools.

She was assessed on scene by intensive care paramedics and transported to The Canberra Hospital in a stable condition for further assessment.

Two vehicle crash in Gungahlin

ACT Fire & Rescue and ACT Ambulance Service are currently at the scene of a two vehicle crash in Gungahlin.

Crews were alerted to the incident on the corner Hinder Street and Hibberson Street just after 4:41pm.

Firefighters are currently working to extricate one female who is trapped in a vehicle.

Update seven – Fire in industrial estate at Hume

Following investigation, ACT Fire & Rescue have not been able to determine the cause of the fire due to the extent of damage caused, however the incident has been deemed not to be suspicious.

Firefighters have now handed the premises back to the building owners.