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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.

Update seven 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 will work through the night to complete 40 outstanding jobs.

Majority of jobs are for leaking roofs, flooding in basements and garages as well as trees and branches down across roads and pathways.

Approx 50 per-cent of jobs in the Woden Valley area with the remainder of jobs spread across the A.C.T.

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