News Alerts

7:15pm Sunday August 2011 – Update eight – Recycling business fire

Firefighters spent the day turning over piles in the fire at the recycling business fire in the Parkwood Industrial Estate at West Belconnen.

The ACT Fire Brigade will maintain one crew on scene overnight.

Firefighters will start turning over the piles again in the morning as they continue to work on extinguishing the fire.

Winds continue to be light in the area.

6:28am Sunday 21 August 2011 – Update seven – Recycling business fire

The ACT Fire Brigade remains on scene this morning with several units at the Parkwood recycling business fire.

The fire remains under control and within containment lines but is expected to keep burning for at least another 24 hours.

Smoke from the fire is still being blown away from residential areas.

4:17pm Saturday 20 August 2011 – Motorcyslist injured at Wanniassa

A man has sustained suspected head injuries in a motorcycle accident at Wanniassa this afternoon.

The ACT Ambulance Service was called to Sulwood Drive around 2:30pm where intensive care paramedics discovered a 21 year old male patient.

He was treated and stablised on scene then transported to the Canberra Hospital in a stable condition.