ACT continues to support interstate firefighting efforts

The ACT has sent a number of deployments interstate today to help with firefighting efforts in the surrounding region.

The ACT Rural Fire Service has sent a taskforce of seven medium tankers and crew to the fire near Yass. Crews will work on the fireground for the next five days.

ACT Fire & Rescue has also provided a fire tanker and pumper to a Fire Rescue NSW ready response Taskforce based at Queanbeyan.

ACT Fire & Rescue also has two fire pumpers at Queanbeyan Fire Station to provide fire and rescue services to the city whole local personnel remain on scene at other fires.