Smoke over ACT from interstate fire

The ACT Emergency Services Agency is currently receiving calls from the public concerned about the presence of smoke over Canberra.

Update on heat stress cases

As at 8.00am this morning there were 13 cases for heat related conditions since Monday 13 January 2014 .

Extra care required outdoors today

The ACT Emergency Services Agency (ESA) urges the community to be sensible while outdoors today while a TOTAL FIRE BAN is in place.

Total Fire Ban - SEVERE

ACT Emergency Services Agency Commissioner Dominic Lane has declared a Total Fire Ban for the whole of the ACT under Section 114 of the Emergencie