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Update two – Unit fire in Hackett

Firefighters have extinguished the fire.

ACT Fire & Rescue crews are completing final operations and will shortly hand the scene to ACT Policing.

Update – Unit fire in Hackett

Firefighters have contained the fire to the unit where it started. The fire has not yet been extinguished.

No one was home at the time. The residents of the adjoining three units self-evacuated. No injuries reported.

The bronto aerial unit is also on scene.

Units will remain on scene for some time.

Unit fre in Hackett

Firefighters are working to extinguish a unit fire in Hackett.

ACT Fire & Rescue was called to the incident on Haddon Street at 6pm.

The fire has extended from the second storey to the roof.

Three pumpers, the breathing apparatus van and two commanders have responded.

The ACT Ambulance Service are also on scene.

Update to come.

Crash on Majura Parkway

Firefighters are working to free the male passenger of a light truck, following a two-vehicle crash on the Majura Parkway.

The ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Fire & Rescue were alerted to the incident at 11:12 am and arrived to find one person trapped in the passenger side of a light truck which had been involved in a crash with a grader.

The crash occurred in the northbound lanes of the Majura Parkway near the Tambreet Street exit.

The patient is being treated at the scene by intensive-care paramedics for suspected lower limb injuries and will be transported to The Canberra Hospital in a stable condition once freed from the wreckage.

Fire at Bega Court Flats

Firefighters have extinguished a fire on the second floor of the Bega Court Flats on Cooyong Street in the City.

ACT Fire & Rescue has three pumpers, the hazardous materials unit, the Bronto aerial unit and a commander on scene.

The flats were unoccupied. Firefighters are now conducting atmospheric monitoring of the site. Investigations into the cause will begin soon.

The ACT Ambulance Service is also on scene. No injuries reported.