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Update two – ADVICE – Grass fire near Cotter River

The ACT Rural Fire Service and ACT Fire & Rescue are working to extinguish a grass fire burning along Warks Road near Brindabella Road.

The Bushfire Alert and Warning Level for this fire has been set at ADVICE.

There are 20 units and two water bombing aircrafts on scene.

The fire is approximately 10 hectares in size and is being controlled.

The fire is heading in an easterly direction.

The Fire Danger Rating where this fire is burning is LOW-MODERATE.

Fires burning in LOW-MODERATE conditions can be easily controlled.

There is little to no risk to life and property in the urban or rural areas of the ACT.

Update – Grass fire near Cotter River

Firefighters are working to extinguish the grass fire which is 10 hectares in size.

The fire is being controlled.

Update to come.

Grass fire near Cotter River

Crews are responding to a car and grass fire on Warks Road near Brindabella Road.

More than 10 units from ACT Fire & Rescue and ACT Rural Fire Service have been called to the incident. A water bombing aircraft has also been sent to the area.

The car had been abandoned.

Crews were alerted by multiple Emergency Triple Zero (000) calls from 3:32pm.

Update to come.

Grass fire in Aranda

ACT Fire & Rescue and the ACT Rural Fire Service have extinguished a grass fire in Aranda.

Crews were alerted to the incident near Belconnen Way at 12.40pm and arrived to find a 20m x 50m fire in the grass between Aranda oval and Belconnen Way.

The flames were quickly extinguished and firefighters are now mopping up the area and checking for hot spots.

There is still some smoke in the area, but no properties are under threat.

Update – Car crash in Ngunnawal

A man in his 20s sustained serious injuries and has been transported to the Canberra Hospital for further treatment.

He was stabilised by intensive care paramedics at the scene.