News Alerts

Small kitchen fire extinguished in city cafe

ACT Fire & Rescue has extinguished a small fire in a kitchen of a cafe in the New Acton precinct.

Firefighters forced entry to the Urban Food Cafe on Marcus Clarke Street to find food stuffs left cooking on the stove.

Minimal damage.

Crews currently conducting ventilation and air monitoring operations clearing smoke from the kitchen.

Approx 40 people evacuated from the commercial/residential building as a precaution.

Two fire pumpers on scene with the breathing apparatus unit and a command vehicle.

Crews alerted following an Automatic Fire Alarm at 5.16am and should depart the scene by 6.30am.

ACT Fire & Rescue remind the community to Don’t Stop Looking While Your Cooking.

Two vehicle accident at Bruce

ACT Fire & Rescue and ACT Ambulance Service have been on scene at a two vehicle accident on Haydon Drive, Bruce.

Firefighters used hydraulic tools to free a female driver of a vehicle, aged in her 20’s, who was trapped.

ACT Ambulance Service intensive care paramedics have treated the patient for minor injuries and have taken her to The Canberra Hospital in a stable condition.

Cyclist injured in Gungahlin

A cyclist has been injured after a collision with a vehicle in Gungahlin this morning.

The ACT Ambulance Service responded to the incident on the corner of the Barton Highway and Gundaroo Drive.

Intensive care paramedics treated a 66 year old man with shoulder and head injuries.

He’s been transported to The Canberra Hospital in a stable condition.

Hazard reduction burns today at Tidbinbilla and Latham

A private land holder will conduct a hazard reduction burn today at Tidbinbilla.

The burn will commence at 11:30 on the Jibraltar View property on Tidbinbilla Road.

An area of 7 hectares of grass will be burned over several hours.

The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is I14.

The ACT Rural Fire Service (ACTRFS) will conduct a hazard reduction burn this afternoon at Latham.

ACTRFS Molonglo Brigade expect to burn an area of approximately one-and-a-half hectares in Umbagong District Park during the afternoon.

The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is J10.

Hazard reduction burn this afternoon at Stromlo

The ACT Rural Fire Service (ACTRFS) will conduct a hazard reduction burn this afternoon at Stromlo Forest Park.

ACTRFS Rivers Brigade expect to burn an area of approximately 10 hectares during the afternoon.

The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is L12.