ACT Fire Brigade has extinguished a small grass fire on Yamba Drive, Phillip, near the Athletic Field.
Estimated size of small grass fire 20 metres x 10 metres.
Cause of fire was from a discarded cigarette butt.
An Emergency Triple Zero (000) call was made at 1.02pm by a passer-by whose quick actions allowed the ACT Fire Brigade to extinguish the small grass fire before it grew in size.
ACT Fire Brigade would like to remind the community to fully extinguish cigarette butts and discard in a proper manner.
ACT Fire Brigade crews about to depart the scene.
Staff and children will shortly be permitted to return inside.
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 has been extinguished.
Cause of fire will be investigated.
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.