News Alerts

Controlled burn today at Gilmore

The ACT Department of Territory and Municipal Services (TAMS) will conduct a controlled burn today, Tuesday 10 January, 2012 weather permitting, at Gilmore Hill, off Louisa Lawson Crescent, Gilmore.

The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is K14.

For more information on the burn visit www.tams.act.gov.au or call Canberra Connect on 13 22 81.

Update – Three vehicle mva in Tuggeranong

ACT Fire & Rescue have extricated four people out of the three vehicles.

They were all been assessed on scene by intensive care paramedics then transported by the ACT Ambulance Service to the Canberra Hospital in a stable condition with all minor injuries.

Three vehicle mva in Tuggeranong

The ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Fire & Rescue are on scene at a three vehicle accident on the corner of Athalon Drive and Drakeford Drive in Tuggeranong.

Initial reports suggest three people are trapped in the vehicles.

Update to follow.

Update two on house fire in Monash

ACT Fire & Rescue has fully extinguished the fire.

Crews conducting ventilation operations.

Estimated damage $200,000.

ACT Fire & Rescue will remain on site overnight to ensure reignition does not occur.

The family of a husband, wife and daughter safely self evacuated.

Update on house fire in Monash

ACT Fire & Rescue crews continuing to extinguish the fire in the three bedroom house.

Fire appears to have started in the master bedroom in a portable evaporative cooler.

Three fire pumpers on scene with the Breathing Apparatus Support Vehicle and a Command Vehicle.

Multiple Emergency Triple Zero (000) calls received from 10.00pm.

House has sustained extensive damage. Update to follow.