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Smell of smoke from faulty light fitting at Isaacs childhood centre

ACT Fire Brigade currently on scene at ABC Childhood Centre on Farr Place, Isaacs investigating a smell of smoke.

No sign of fire.

Smell of smoke from a faulty light fitting.

Staff have safely evacuated 64 children from the centre as ACT Fire Brigade crews conduct atmospheric monitoring before allowing children to return inside.

Time of Emergency Triple Zero (000) call 9.08am.

Small grass fire at McKellar

ACT Fire Brigade currently on scene working to extinguish a small grass fire near Owen Dixon and William Slim Drives, McKellar.

Estimated size of small grass fire 100 metres x 20 metres.

No property under threat.

Two women rushed to hospital after pedestrian accident

Two women have been rushed to hospital by the ACT Ambulance Service after an accident on Commonwealth Avenue this afternoon.

Two intensive care paramedic crews responded to the pedestrians on the southbound lanes of the road.

Both were stablised on scene. One elderly woman was transported to the Canberra Hospital with pelvic injuries in a serious condition and the other woman, believed in her 30’s, with lower leg and abdominal injuries in a stable condition.