News Alerts

Injured elderly woman to be rescued in Tuggeranong by SouthCare chopper

The ACT Ambulance Service has activated the Snowy Hydro SouthCare rescue helicopter to retrieve an injured elderly woman in Tuggeranong.

The 83 year old is believed to have sustained a broken ankle at Red Rock Gorge about three kilometres from Kambah Pool.

Update to follow.

Update on report of gas leak

ACT Fire & Rescue have isolated the source of the gas leak and have handed the incident over to the apartments body corporate for further action.

ACT Fire & Rescue investigating reports of gas leak

ACT Fire & Rescue are currently investigating reports of a gas leak in an apartment on Canberra Avenue, Griffith.

Currently on scene are two fire pumpers, Hazardous Materials support unit, Breathing Apparatus support and a Command vehicle.

Firefighters have gained access to the apartment. No occupants currently inside.

ACT Fire & Rescue will conduct ventilation of the room to investigate the cause of the gas leak.

Update to follow.

Fire in Cabin at Southside Caravan Park

ACT Ambulance Service Intensive Care Paramedics are currently transporting a female aged approximately in her 30`s to the Canberra Hospital following a fire in a Cabin at the Southside Caravan Park. The patient is in a stable condition.

ACT Fire & Rescue Firefighters are assisting in the transportation of the patient by driving the ambulance while Intensive Care Paramedics provide medical care.

The fire is believed to have started near a mattress in the on-site single room cabin. ACT Firefighters were able to contain the fire to the area of origin. The cause of the fire will be investigated. Initial reports estimate $40 000 worth of damage to the Cabin.

ACT Fire & Rescue wish to remind ACT residents of the importance of regularly maintaining working smoke alarms in all dwellings, especially during cooler months.

Hawker controlled burn cancelled

The ACT Territory and Municipal Services Directorate (TAMS) has advised today’s controlled burn within the Pinnacle Nature Reserve in Hawker has been cancelled.