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Two year old suffers burns in home accident

ACT Ambulance Service intensive care paramedics have treated a two-year-old girl for burns to face, arms and chest following an accident at home involving a cup of hot coffee.

Intensive care paramedics stabilised the Palmerston child and are transporting her to The Canberra Hospital in a stable condition.

Time of Emergency Triple Zero (000) call 3.54pm.

Motorbike and car accident on Coulter Drive Belconnen

ACT Fire & Rescue and ACT Ambulance Service on scene at a motorbike and car accident on Coulter Drive, Belconnen near Joynton Smith Drive.

ACT Ambulance Service intensive care paramedics have treated and stabilised two male patients with minor injuries.

The 18-year-old motorcyclist and 22-year-old driver of the vehicle are being transported to The Canberra Hospital in a stable condition.

Update four on restaurant fire in Dickson

ACT Fire & Rescue have allowed all residents and nearby tenancies to return to dwellings.

Kitchen sustained fire and smoke damage with adjacent businesses sustaining minor smoke damage which was mitigated by early ventilation by firefighters.

Estimated damage $40,000.

No damage to above apartments.

Update three on restaurant fire in Dickson

No fire in roof space at this time.

ACT Fire & Rescue crews are allowing some tenants to return to their businesses and dwellings.

Fire started on a cooktop in the kitchen of the restaurant and deemed accidental.