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Update on fire in roof space at Lyons house

Fire has been extinguished.

Approx half the roof space has been removed whilst firefighters extinguished the fire.

The duplex two bedroom house is structurally sound with minor damage to roof only.

Cause of fire will be investigated.

Fire in roof space at Lyons house

ACT Fire & Rescue on scene at a house fire on Maria Place, Lyons.

Fire is in the roof space. Firefighters currently in roof space accessing the fire by removing metal roof sheeting.

Three fire pumpers on scene along with the Breathing Apparatus van and a Command vehicle.

No neighbouring properties under threat.

Occupants at home safely self evacuated.

Time of Emergency Triple Zero (000) call 6.35pm.

Update to follow.

Update nine on calls for help following storms

ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) has received 151 calls for help as a result of yesterday’s storm activity.

Most for flooding related jobs with minor damage reported.

ACTSES volunteers and ACT Fire & Rescue are continuing to respond to complete outstanding jobs.

Residents who need assistance can call the ACTSES on 132-500.

Garage fire extinguished at Aranda

ACT Fire & Rescue has extinguished a fire in a metal garage detached from a house, on Bandjalong Crescent, Aranda.

Fire contained to area of origin in garage.

Minor damage to structure and its contents.

Cause undetermined at this stage with investigations to follow.

Crews alerted following multiple Emergency Triple Zero (000) calls from 8.28am.

Update eight on calls for help following storms

The ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) has received 131 calls for help as a result of the storm activity.

ACTSES volunteers, ACT Fire & Rescue and ACT Rural Fire Service volunteers worked through the night with volunteers stood down at 2am.

ACTSES volunteers will re-commence at 7 o’clock this morning to complete six outstanding jobs.

Residents who require assistance can call the ACTSES on 132-500.