News Alerts

6: 45pm Wednesday 2011 – Two men suffer smoke inhalation in kitchen fire at Bruce

Two men are being treated for smoke inhalation sustained in an apartment fire at Bruce tonight.

The ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Fire Brigade were called to the third floor of an apartment building in Thyme Street at just before 6 o’clock.

Firefighters arrived to find a small fire in the kitchen which they quickly extinguished.

Intensive care paramedics have treated two male patients for smoke inhalation and one for minor burns on scene.

They’re now being taken to Calvary Hospital in a stable condition.

The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental with only minor damage to the premises.

12:03pm Wednesday 7 September 2011 – Truck fire at Fyshwick

ACT Fire Brigade on scene of a truck fire on the Monaro Highway, Fyshwick.

Fire has been mostly extinguished from the engine compartment inside the truck cabin.

The occupant of the truck safely self evacuated.

Crews are expected to remain on scene till approx 12.30pm.

5:25pm Tuesday 6 September 2011 – Two men burned in Civic resturant

Two men have been taken to the Canberra Hospital by the ACT Ambulance Service after sustaining burns in a Civic resturant.

The ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Fire Brigade where called to Hogs Breath Cafe on London Circuit just before 5 o’clock this afternoon.

Intensive care paramedics arrived to find two male patients in their twenties. One had burns to his left leg, the second had burns to his left arm and face.

They were stablised on scene then taken to hospital in a stable condition.

3:37pm Sunday 4 September 2011 – Update on grass fire at Conder

Grass fire has been extinguished with crews from the ACT Fire Brigade and ACT Rural Fire Service conducting mopping up operations.

Approx two hectares of area has been burnt.

Time of Emergency Triple Zero (000) call 2.36pm.

Cause of fire will be investigated.