The ACT Department of Territory and Municipal Services (TAMS) will conduct a controlled burn tomorrow, Thursday 1 September, 2011 weather permitting, at O’Connor Ridge, near Dryandra Street, O’Connor.
The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is K11.
The ACT Handy Map can be found by clicking on the link on the Bushfires Home Page of this website, or on the inside back cover of the 2011/12 ACT and Region Yellow Pages phone directory.
For more information on the burn please visit www.tams.act.gov.au or call Canberra Connect on 13 22 81.
ACT Ambulance Service intensive care paramedics have rescued a 39-year-old male from the Summit of Mt Taylor, in the Mt Taylor Nature Reserve near the suburb of Pearce.
Intensive care paramedics used a specialist Four Wheel Drive vehicle to access the male patient, before treating him for leg injuries.
The patient has been taken to the Canberra Hospital and is in a stable condition.
Time of Emergency Triple Zero (000) call 3.42pm.
Fire has been extinguished at the Parkwood Industrial Estate at West Belconnen.
ACT Fire Brigade departed the scene at 2.55pm yesterday (Thursday).
Cause of fire undetermined.
Fire is almost fully extinguished and crews are about to depart the scene.
Queanbeyan City Council will monitor the site.
Cause of fire from a pile of mulch that self combusted.
ACT Rural Fire Service also assisting in extinguishing mulch fire.
Crews using heavy plant equipment with two front end loaders turning mulch over.
Crews expecting to have mulch fire fully extinguished this afternoon.