News Alerts

House fire at Chisholm

ACT Fire & Rescue has extinguished a fire in a four-bedroom house on Davice Place, Chisholm.

Fire contained to room of origin with fire damage also to roof space. Extensive heat and smoke damage to remainder of house.

No damage to neighbouring property.

House unoccupied at time of fire.

Three fire pumpers on scene with the Hazardous Materials Unit, the Breathing Apparatus Van and a Command vehicle.

Time of Emergency Triple Zero (000) call 7.46am.

Estimated damage $200,000.

Investigations are underway to determine the cause of the fire.

Single vehicle accident at Richardson

ACT Fire & Rescue and ACT Ambulance Service have attended a single vehicle accident on Clift Crescent, Richardson.

ACT Ambulance Service intensive care paramedics have treated the single occupant of the vehicle for minor injuries and have taken the male, aged approx 30years, to The Canberra Hospital for further assessment in a stable condition.

Controlled burn tomorrow at Black Mountain

The ACT Territory and Municipal Services Directorate (TAMS) will conduct a controlled burn tomorrow, Thursday 5 April, 2012, weather permitting, in bushland adjacent to Belconnen Way and Gungahlin Drive on Black Mountain.

The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is K11.

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

Controlled burn tomorrow at Aranda

The ACT Territory and Municipal Services Directorate (TAMS) will conduct a controlled burn tomorrow, Wednesday 4 April, 2012, weather permitting, in bushland adjacent to Bindubi Street, Aranda.

The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is J11.

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

Controlled burn tomorrow at Melrose Valley

A private landholder will conduct a controlled burn tomorrow, Tuesday 3 April, 2012 weather permitting, at Melrose Valley, east of the Monaro Highway near the suburbs of Gilmore and Richardson.

The size of the burn is approx 0.5 hectare.

The reason of the burn is to reduce a fire hazard.

The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is L15.