News Alerts

MVA on Drakeford Drive

ACT Fire & Rescue are currently responding to a motor vehicle accident, involving two cars at the intersection of Drakeford Drive and Isabella Drive, Bonython.

Update to follow.

Residential fire in Lyneham

ACT Fire & Rescue have extinguished a residential fire in a two story residence on Owens Street, Lyneham.

The fire was extinguished at 16:30 this afternoon after ACT Emergency Services were alerted to the blaze via multiple Emergency Triple Zero (000) calls.

The fire is believed to have started on the lower floor. Smoke damage has been received to the upper floor of the residence. The damage bill is estimated to be in excess of $100 000.

One female patient has been transported to The Canberra Hospital by the ACT Ambulance Service with burns to 20% of her body and is being treated for smoke inhalation.

3 Fire pumpers, 1 Breathing Apparatus support vehicle, 1 Aerial support (Bronto) and 1 command vehicle responded to the incident.

Crews are still on scene conducting mop up operations and investigation into the cause of the fire has commenced.

Update on single vehicle accident, Wallaroo Rd

The male patient has now been removed from the vehicle.

ACT Fire fighters removed the door of the wreck to extricate the confined male.

ACT Intensive Care Paramedics are currently transporting the man to The Canberra Hospital for further assessment. He is believed to have suffered injury to his lower limbs.

ACT Emergency Services have now departed the scene.

Single motor vehicle accident, Wallaroo Rd

The ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Fire & Rescue are currently on scene at a single motor vehicle accident at the Wallaroo Rd exit close to the Barton Highway.

One male patient is currently trapped in the wreckage.

Fire fighters are preparing to extricate the man from the vehicle.

Two fire pumpers are on scene.

The initial Emergency Triple Zero (000) call was received from the trapped patient and alerted ACT Emergency Services to the incident.

Update to follow.

Update two – House fire in Gungahlin

The fire has been extinguished.

Firefighters are now conducting salvage operations.

The cause of the fire will be investigated.

About sixty per cent of the house has been fire damaged and the rest affected by smoke.

The initial damage estimate is $250,000.