House fire - Dunlop

The ACT Emergency Services Agency reminds the community to discard cigarette butts responsibly and always make sure your butt is fully extinguished. At approximately 10:00am, ACT Fire & Rescue responded to an Emergency Triple Zero (E000) call reporting a house fire on Polwarth Circuit in Dunlop. Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire, which was contained to the garage. Initial investigations suggest the fire was caused by a discarded cigarette butt. ACT Ambulance Service Paramedics treated one patient on scene. Transport to hospital was not required. For more information go to