A man has sustained suspected head injuries in a motorcycle accident at Wanniassa this afternoon.
The ACT Ambulance Service was called to Sulwood Drive around 2:30pm where intensive care paramedics discovered a 21 year old male patient.
He was treated and stablised on scene then transported to the Canberra Hospital in a stable condition.
The fire is now contained with completion of a containment line around the site.
Winds are forecast to remain favourable for the rest of the day.
The ACT Fire Brigade expect firefighting operations to continue well into tonight.
Firefighters are continuing to work on the fire which now covers an area about 60metres x 60metres within the large pile of recyclable materials.
Smoke continues to be blown away from residential properties in West Belconnen.
A total of 15 units from the ACT Fire Brigade and ACT Rural Fire Service are on scene at the Parkwood fire including the Bronto aerial appliance and Compressed Air Foam (CAFS) tankers.
Smoke from the fire is being blown away from residential areas in West Belconnen.
Crews have started pulling material off the burning pile as they work to extinguish the fire.
Earth moving equipment is being used to put containment lines in place around the fire to protect nearby businesses.
The fire is expected to take several hours to extinguish.