News Alerts

Unit fire in Narrabundah

A unit block in Narrabundah has been evacuated following a fire this morning.

ACT Fire & Rescue is on scene with five appliances at Gowrie Court in McIntyre Street where a third floor unit is well alight.

The occupant of the unit self evacuated safely. An estimated 20 more people have been evacuated from the unit block as firefighters work to extinguish the blaze.

Update to follow.

Update two – House fire in Kaleen

The fire has been extinguished.

ACT Fire & Rescue crews are now ventilating the smoke from the four bedroom brick and tile house.

The initial damage bill has been estimated at $150,000.

An investigation will be conducted into the cause.

Update – House fire in Kaleen

Firefighters are working to contain the fire.

There are three fire pumpers, breathing aparartus support crew, the HAZMAT vehicle and commander on scene.

Occupants safely self evacuated after the fire started.

House fire in Kaleen

ACT Fire & Rescue are on scene at a house fire in Kaleen.

Fire crews arrived on scene in Blythe Street to find the property fully engulfed in fire.

Update to follow.

Hazard reduction burn tomorrow at Stromlo

The ACT Rural Fire Service (ACTRFS) will conduct a hazard reduction burn tomorrow, Saturday 25 February 2012, at Stromlo Forest Park.

ACTRFS Rivers Brigade expect to burn an area of approximately 10 hectares during the afternoon.

The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is L12.