Grass fire - Kowen

ACT Fire & Rescue and ACT Rural Fire Service are currently responding to a grass fire in Kowen, near the Molonglo River.

The fire was started by a car that resulted in a small grass fire.

The fire is being controlled by emergency services on scene.

The community is asked to avoid the area. 

This is a timely reminder for the Canberra community to take care when parking and avoid areas with long grass.

In a life-threatening emergency call triple zero (000).