News Alerts

Damaged light fitting at Erindale Centre

ACT Fire & Rescue are currently on scene at the Erindale Centre, Denigan Street, Wanniassa following a fire in a light fitting.

A damaged light fitting in the Zambrero Restaurant released some smoke through the air conditioning unit and roof space of the centre.

ACT Fire & Rescue has evacuated the Erindale centre as crews conduct air monitoring and ventilation operations.

Three fire pumpers, the Breathing Apparatus Van and the specialist Hazardous Materials Unit attended.

ACT Ambulance Service also on scene supporting operations with no injuries reported.

Time of Emergency Triple Zero (000) call 1.38pm.

Estimated damage $20,000 to restaurant.

Crews will depart the scene shortly and will allow customers to return to area.

Controlled burn today in Chapman

The ACT Territory and Municipal Services Directorate (TAMS) will today, Wednesday 15 August, 2012, conduct a controlled burn, weather permitting in Cooleman Ridge Nature Reserve, off Kathner Street in Chapman.

The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is J13.

For more details on the burns, visit www.tams.act.gov.au or call Canberra Connect on 13 22 81.

Controlled burn today at Hughes

The ACT Territory and Municipal Services Directorate (TAMS) will today, Tuesday 14 August, 2012, conduct a controlled burn, weather permitting in parkland at Hughes, adjacent to Kitchener Street.

The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is K12.

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

Controlled burn at Majura Field Firing Range

ACT Fire & Rescue will today, Monday 13 August, 2012, undertake a small controlled burn of approx 200 metres x 50 metres at the Majura Field Firing Range, Majura.

The burn is part of a training exercise which should be completed by 1pm.

The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is M12.

Two controlled burns today

The ACT Territory and Municipal Services Directorate (TAMS) will today, Monday 13 August, 2012, conduct a controlled burn, weather permitting in Cooleman Ridge Nature Reserve, Chapman.

The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is J13.

It is also likely that a controlled burn will take place today of debris piles in Kowen Forest.

The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the Kowen Forest burn is O12.

For more details on the burns, visit www.tams.act.gov.au or call Canberra Connect on 13 22 81.