News Alerts

Update – ACTSES receives 24 calls for storm help

The ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) has received a total of 24 calls for help from the public as a result of the storm activity tonight.

Call outs have been for minor flooding. No significant damage reported.

Anyone who needs emergency storm assistance should call the ACTSES on 132 500.

Update two – ACTSES receives 35 calls for help because of wet weather

The ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) received a total of 35 calls for help as a result of the wet weather overnight.

16 of the jobs have come in since 7 o’clock this morning.

Five remain outstanding.

Anyone requiring emergency storm or flood assistance can ring the ACTSES on 132 500.

Update – ACTSES receives 19 calls for help because of wet weather

The ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) received a total of 19 calls for help as a result of the wet weather overnight.

The jobs were all for minor flooding and centered around Red Hill and Farrer.

Anyone requiring emergency storm or flood assistance can ring the ACTSES on 132 500.

ACTSES receives 12 calls for help because of wet weather

The ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) received a total of 12 calls for help as a result of the wet weather overnight.

The jobs were all for minor flooding and attended by ACTSES units and ACT Fire and Rescue crews.

Anyone requiring emergency storm or flood assistance can ring the ACTSES on 132 500.

Hazard Reduction burn tonight at Symonston

The ACT Rural Fire Service (ACTRFS) Jerrabomberra Brigade will conduct a hazard reduction burn tonight, Thursday 24 November, 2011 weather permitting, near Jerrabomberra Ave, Symonston.

The burn will commence from 7pm till 9pm.

Three heavy tankers, two light units and 20 personnel will conduct the burn covering a total area of approx 20 metres x 80 metres.

The purpose of the burn is to reduce a fire hazard and a training opportunity for volunteers.

The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is L13.