News Alerts

House fire in Kaleen

ACT Fire & Rescue are on scene at a house fire in Kaleen.

Fire crews arrived on scene in Blythe Street to find the property fully engulfed in fire.

Update to follow.

Hazard reduction burn tomorrow at Stromlo

The ACT Rural Fire Service (ACTRFS) will conduct a hazard reduction burn tomorrow, Saturday 25 February 2012, 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.

Hazard Reduction Burn tomorrow Wanniassa and Camp Cottermouth

The ACT Department of Territory and Municipal Services (TAMS) will conduct two controlled burns tomorrow, Friday 24 January 2012 weather permitting, at Wanniassa Hills and Camp Cottermouth.

The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is Wanniassa Hills K14 and Camp Cottermouth I13.

For more information on the burn visit or call Canberra Connect on 13 22 81.

Hazard Reduction Burn in Stromlo Forest Park

ACT Parks and Conservation Service is planning to undertake a Hazard Reduction Burn tomorrow, Friday 24 February 2012, weather permitting.

The burn will commence at approximately 12:00am at Stromlo Forest Park.

One heavy tanker, one compressed air foam system (CAFS), one light unit, 1 command vehicle and fifteen personnel will conduct the burn covering a total area of approximately thirteen hectares.

The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is J12

Update – Fire extinguished in Mawson apartment

ACT Ambulance Service intensive care paramedics treated a 55 year old man for smoke inhalation and transported him to The Canberra Hospital in a stable condition.