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Lithgow Street Fyshwick Fire

4B043D29-6E78-4AF0-A0CF-C558A3BA5CE26FAC7ECF-0BCA-4909-8ACC-6F12425C054E-e1548433856881ACT Fire & Rescue (ACTF&R) were called to a fire on Lithgow Street in Fyshwick at approximately 11:00pm this evening. Firefighters arrived to a scrap and metal yard well alight and commenced firefighting operations. Six ACTF&R resources are currently in attendance with further resources en route. Lithgow Street is currently closed to the public while fighter fighting operations are underway.

Mugga Lane Fire Update

ACT Fire & Rescue (ACTF&R) firefighters have extinguished a rubbish fire at the Mugga Lane Resource Management Centre. ACTF&R resources are departing the scene. Onsite staff will remain and are using heavy plant to seperate the burnt pile from unburnt material.

Mugga Lane Fire

ACT Fire & Rescue are responding to a fire at the Mugga Lane Resource Management Centre in Symonston.

Update to follow.

Bushfire extinguished – Paddys River

Multiple units from ACT Rural Fire Service and ACT Fire & Rescue have extinguished a bushfire in the rural location of Paddys River.

The bushfire was 50 metres x 50 metres in size.

It is believed that the fire started from a car fire. ACT Policing will investigate.

Bushfire – Bendora Dam – ADVICE

ACT Rural Fire Service is working to extinguish a bushfire burning to the east of Bendora Dam.

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

Remote Area Fighting Teams from ACT Rural Fire Service, NSW Rural Fire Service and Parks and Conservation Services are on scene, supported by two medium helicopters waterbombing and winching crews to the fire ground.

The fire is located approximately 19km west of outer west Tuggeranong and 1km east of Bendora Dam.

There is no current threat to life or property.

The fire is approximately less than one hectare in size and is being controlled.

The Fire Danger Rating where this fire is burning is HIGH. Fires burning in HIGH conditions can be controlled.

If you see a fire without a crew or truck in attendance please ring Emergency Triple Zero (000).