News Alerts

Two-vehicle crash – Lyons – Update

ACT Ambulance Service paramedics treated two patients on scene and have transported both patients to the Canberra Hospital in stable conditions.

ACT Emergency Service personnel have now left the scene.

Two-vehicle crash – Lyons

ACT Fire & Rescue is currently at the scene of a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Hindmarsh Drive and Launceston Street, Lyons.

Firefighters are extricating one female patient from a vehicle.

ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Policing are also on scene.

Traffic delays are expected. People are advised to avoid the area.

Dust haze

The ACT Emergency Services Agency advises that the haze currently visible across Canberra is dust due to the current dry weather conditions.

The dust levels are not considered hazardous to health at this time, but if conditions deteriorate or people are concerned, more information on how to look after your health is available at the following ACT Health factsheet: https://www.health.act.gov.au/sites/default/files/2018-11/2018Jul06 – Dust Storm Factsheet FINAL.PDF

Road Closure – Braddon

ACT Fire & Rescue are assisting WorkSafe ACT at an incident that occurred earlier today on Mort Street, Braddon.

Mort Street, city bound between Cooyong Street and Elouera Street has been closed for emergency service vehicles working in the area.

ACT Fire & Rescue ask people to avoid the area if possible.

Visit Transport Canberra and City Services for updates on road closures within the ACT.

Corin Fire Update – ADVICE

ACT Rural Fire Service and ACT Parks and Conservation Service have contained the fire at Square Rock, Corin.

Crews and two helicopters will continue to patrol the area.

The Bushfire Alert and Warning Level for this fire remains at ADVICE.