128 calls for help following damaging winds

ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) received 128 requests for assistance yesterday following damaging winds in the ACT. ACTSES were supported by ACT Rural Fire Service, ACT Fire & Rescue, Access Canberra, and Transport Canberra and City Services. All services worked together to respond to all 128 jobs yesterday. The majority of requests are in relation to roof damage, trees and branches on roads and fallen power lines. If you need assistance with fallen trees or roof damage call ACTSES on 132 500. In a life-threatening emergency call Emergency Triple Zero (E000). For information about emergency road closures check the Transport Canberra interactive map http://bit.ly/ACTrdclosures. For information about power outages check the EvoEnergy website evoenergy.com.au