The ACT Rural Fire Service is working to extinguish a grass and scrub fire burning at Blue Range Hut in the Uriarra Forest.
ACT Fire & Rescue has extinguished a small grass fire on Beissel Street, Belconnen.
Further to our earlier advice, the ACT Emergency Services Agency has been advised the smoke haze over Canberra is expected to worsen.
The ACT Emergency Services Agency is currently receiving calls from the public concerned about the presence of smoke over Canberra.
A fire at a Dickson restaurant has been extinguished this afternoon.
As at 8.00am this morning there were 13 cases for heat related conditions since Monday 13 January 2014 .
The ACT Emergency Services Agency (ESA) urges the community to be sensible while outdoors today while a TOTAL FIRE BAN is in place.
Roads ACT is currently placing crushed stone on a number of roads throughout Canberra to prevent damage from the heat.
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
The ACT Government is warning the community to be aware of falling branches from large trees in the ACT.