News Alerts

Structure fire in Melba dog rescued

ACT Fire & Rescue are currently on scene at a structure fire in the suburb of Melba.

Three fire pumpers and a command vehicle are on scene. Crews are currently extinguishing the blaze.

A pet dog was rescued from the blaze and is being assessed by ACT Ambulance Service Intensive Care Paramedics.

Update to follow.

24 calls for help following windy weather

The ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) has received a total of 24 calls for help since 7.30am following todays windy weather.

Majority of calls have been for trees and branches across roads and pathways across a widespread area of Canberra. Some minor damage also to some properties and vehicles.

Residents who require assistance from damaged trees can call the ACTSES on 132 500.

Update on single car accident in OConnor

The ACT Ambulance Service has transported an elderly male patient to The Canberra Hospital in a stable condition, following a single vehicle accident on Fairfax Street.

The patient did not require extraction from the wreckage and sustained minor injury.

Single car accident in OConnor

ACT Fire & Rescue are currently responding to a single car accident on Fairfax Street, O’Connor.

Update to follow.

Update 80 – ESA website and social media accounts return to normal operations

The ACT Emergency Services Agency (ESA) website and social media accounts has returned back to normal operations after our response to the wet weather for the past six days.

We will continue to publish information on the activities of the ESA.

The provision of all other public information has now reverted to individual ACT Government Directorates.

For the latest information on road closures and openings go to the ACT Government Territory and Municipal Services (TAMS) Directorate website or ring the ACT Government Canberra Connect Call Centre on 13 22 81.