ACTSES responds to 180 calls for help

Requests for assistance now stands at 180 for the weekend due to the wet weather.

ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) volunteer units are working through the jobs as quickly as possible with support from ACT Fire & Rescue and Territory and Municipal Service Directorate crews.

Calls for help have been in response to collapsed ceilings, leaking roofs, fallen trees and flooding of basement car parks in apartment buildings.

The public is reminded to stay well clear of crossings and other storm water drains, ponds, lakes and flooded cycleways. Call 132 500 for flood and storm assistance.