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ACT Ambulance Service treat two car accident victims in Curtin

Two woman have been taken to hospital in stable conditions after an accident in Curtin tonight.

The ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Fire & Rescue were alerted to the two car collision on the corner of Heysen and Devonport Streets just after 6 0’clock.

Crews arrived to find two injured female patients. One was trapped by confinement and cut free by firefighters.

Both women were assessed on scene, one for minor injuries and the other for suspected neck and chest injuries then transported to The Canberra Hospital.

Update – Woden hotel evacuated

Firefighters have confirmed there is no fire.

Guests have now been allowed back into the building on Melrose Drive.

Woden hotel evacuated

Approximately 200 people have been evacuated from a Woden hotel this morning after reports of a fire.

ACT Fire & Rescue responded to the Quality Inn just after 6 o’clock with multiple units.

Firefighters have searched the building and have found no signs of fire or smoke so far.

Update to follow.

Controlled burn tomorrow in Black Mountain Nature Reserve

The ACT Territory and Municipal Services Directorate (TAMS) will conduct a controlled burn tomorrow, Tuesday 1 May, 2012, weather permitting, in bushland within the Black Mountain Nature Reserve, adjacent to Black Mountain Drive, Acton.

The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is K11.

For more information on the burns visit www.tams.act.gov.au or call Canberra Connect on 13 22 81.

Four controlled burns in ACT today

The ACT Territory and Municipal Services Directorate (TAMS) will conduct four controlled burns today, Monday 30 April, 2012, weather permitting, in bushland at Amaroo, Aranda and O’Malley.

The ACT Handy Map grid references for the burns are K9 at Amaroo, K11 at Aranda and K13 for the two burns at O’Malley.

For more information on the burns visit www.tams.act.gov.au or call Canberra Connect on 13 22 81.