News Alerts

Church fire in Kambah

Firefighters are working to extinguish a fire in a church at Kambah.

ACT Fire & Rescue was alerted to the incident in Jenke Circuit just after 6 o’clock.

There are three fire trucks, the bronto aerial appliance, breathing aparartus support van and a commander on scene.

Grass fire extinguished in Beard

Firefighters have extinguished a small grass fire at Beard on the ACT/NSW border.

ACT Fire & Rescue was alerted to the incident between Railway Street and the Molonglo River just after 1 o’clock.

Three fire crews from ACT Fire & Rescue and one from the ACT Rural Fire Service attended the scene with the support of two commanders.

The fire, approximately 20 metres by 30 metres, is believed to have cause some minor damage to overhead powerlines but contractors are on site undertaking repairs.

The cause is unknown.

Small grass fire in Monash

A small grass fire has been extinguished in Monash.

ACT Fire & Rescue was alerted to the incident on the corner of Cockcroft Avenue and Isabella Drive at 11:37am.

Fire crews arrived to find a small grass fire had already been extinguished by a member of the public.

Update – House fire in Gilmore

Fire crews have confirmed there is no house fire in Gilmore.

Residents were undertaking a burn off in their backyard.

ACT Fire & Rescue also responded to reports of a house fire in Badgery Street Macquarie a few minutes later.

Firefighters again arrived to find a backyard burn in progress.

ACT Fire & Rescue remind the community that backyard burns are not permitted in the ACT. Green waste can be disposed of free of charge at Mugga Lane and West Belconnen Resource Management Centres.