ACT Fire Brigade and ACT Ambulance Service on scene of a single vehicle car accident on the Tuggeranong Parkway, south of the Cotter Road exit, Curtin.
Two fire pumpers currently using hydraulic tools to release a patient from the vehicle.
Update to follow.
The Minister for Police and Emergency Services, Simon Corbell, today unveiled a new way for Canberrans to access information during emergencies in the Territory with the unveiling of a new website and social media accounts for the ACT Emergency Services Agency.
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ACT Fire Brigade has extinguished a small fire at an area of a garden hedge in front of McDonalds Restaurant, Cowlishaw Street, Greenway.
No damage to any structures.
Crews responded following multiple Emergency Triple Zero (000) calls from 2.51pm.
Estimated size of hedge alight was two metres high x five metres long.
Cause of fire deemed suspicious and will be handed to ACT Policing to investigate.
The Minister for Police and Emergency Services, Simon Corbell, today will join us at the ACT Emergency Services Agency (ESA) headquarters in Fairbairn to formally launch this new website.
This website has been created by the ESA to provide the ACT community with the latest emergency information, whether it be during a major event, a day to day incident or advice on being prepared.
This website also provides direct links to the ESA social media accounts in the top right hand corner of each page as well as offering direct feeds of emergency alerts and incident information.
This website also allows you to convert the text throughout the site into over 50 different languages via the translation tool in the bottom right hand corner of this page.
The ESA hopes you enjoy using this new website and social media accounts and we welcome your comments via the feedback tab in the top right hand corner of the site.
The Minister for Police and Emergency Services, Simon Corbell, said a report into Emergency Alert telephone warnings distributed during the recent Mitchell chemical fire highlights the limitations of the system.
Ministers media release
Report on the use of EMERGENCY ALERT for Mitchell fire – September 2011 [.PDF 84 KB]