News Alerts

Update on house fire at Deakin

Fire has been extinguished.

Crews are currently ventilating and conducting air monitoring operations of the house.

Three fire pumpers on scene with the Breathing Apparatus Van, Hazardous Materials Unit and two command vehicles.

Time of Emergency Triple Zero (000) call 1.32pm.

House fire at Deakin

ACT Fire & Rescue are currently on scene at a house fire on Lamington Street, Deakin.

Fire crews have knocked down the flames of the fire with smoke still issuing from the building.

No neighbouring properties have been damaged.

Update to follow.

Single car roll over on Drakeford Drive, Greenway

The ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Fire & Rescue have attended the scene of a single car which rolled over on Drakeford Drive, Greenway, involving four patients aged between 20-25 years.

ACT Ambulance Service Intensive Care Paramedics arrived on scene to find one male ejected from the vehicle and three other patients, one male and two female, with serious head and chest injuries.

The four patients have been transported to The Canberra Hospital, three in serious but stable conditions and one in a serious condition.

ACT Fire & Rescue still currently on scene with the Aerial Bronto Unit assisting ACT Policing with investigations.

Aranda garage catches alight

ACT Fire & Rescue have extinguished a fire in a double garage in Aranda this afternoon preventing it from spreading to a nearby property.

Firefighters rushed to the Noala Street property after receiving numerous emergency triple zero (000) calls at 4:22pm.

Fire crews are now mopping up at the scene whioch has caused extensive damage to the detached metal gararge. The cause is unknown at this time.

ACT Ambulance Service intensive care paramedics assessed a 58 year old man on scene but was not require any medical treatment.

K-Mart Belconnen evacuated after fire alarm activated

The K-Mart outlet inside Westfield Belconnen Mall has been evacuated as a precaution after an automatic fire alarm was activated.

ACT Fire & Rescue has confirmed the alarm was set off by leaking air conditioning coolant which is non toxic.

Firefighters are currently conducting atmospheric monitoring before allowing customers and staff back inside.

The rest of the mall is continuing to operate.