News Alerts

5:35pm Tuesday 2 August 2011 – House fire in Banks

ACT Fire Brigade are battling a house fire in Banks.

A male occupant and three children safely evacuated the single level brick veneer home in Brittlebank Circuit as the flames engulfed the property.

Multiple units are on scene.

18:58pm Monday 1 August 2011 – Trailer bike rider injured

The ACT Ambulance Service has taken a man to the Canberra Hospital after a trail bike accident at Lyons tonight.

The rider came off his bike in bushland off Quamby Place and was located by firefighters from the nearby Phillip Fire Station.

Intensive care paramedics treated the 22 year old on scene for a broken leg then transported him to hospital in a stable condition.

7:10pm Sunday 31 July 2011 – Search and rescue of stranded kayaker

A search is underway tonight for a kayaker stranded along the Murrumbidgee River between Kambah Pool and Pine Island in Tuggeranong.

The alarm was raised after a group of kayakers discovered the person with a suspected serious leg injury at Red Rock Gorge.

One of the group made their way to Kambah Pool and alerted the ACT Ambulance Service.

One ACT Ambulance Service crew is stationed at Kambah Pool while the SouthCare Rescue helicopter searches the area to locate the patient and finders.

Three ACTSES units have been placed on standby to assist on foot if required.