Potential storms forecasted for next week

As you head off for school holidays, it is important to make sure your home is prepared for potential storms forecasted by BoM for next week.

Update - Gas Pipeline Incident - Yarralumla

ACT Fire & Rescue has advised the gas leak was caused by construction work being undertaken in the area.

MacGillivray Street has been re-opened.

Gas Pipeline Incident - Yarralumla

ACT Fire & Rescue are currently on scene at a gas pipeline incident in Yarralumla. MacGillivray Street is closed and the community is advised to avoid the area.

ACT ESA undertaking desktop training exercise

Over the next two days, the ACT Emergency Services Agency will be undertaking a training exercise to test our capabilities and procedures ahead of the bushfire season.

Potential thunderstorms for the ACT

There is a potential for thunderstorms for the ACT this afternoon. Storms will likely bring strong winds, large hailstones and heavy rainfall that may lead to localised flash flooding.

Update - House Fire - Fraser

ACT Fire & Rescue (ACTF&R) crews have extinguished the house fire on Moroney Street, Fraser.

All residents were accounted for and no injuries were sustained.

House Fire - Fraser

ACT Fire & Rescue (ACTF&R) is responding to a house fire on Moroney Street, Fraser.

Firefighting operations are currently underway.

Update - Structure Fire - Holt

ACT Fire & Rescue (ACTF&R) crews have completed fire investigations and have handed the building over to management.

Structure Fire - Holt

ACT Fire & Rescue (ACTF&R) has responded to reports of a fire at Kippax Fair Shopping Centre located near the Turkish restaurant, Hardwick Crescent, Holt.

2020-21 Bushfire Season

The ACT’s 2020 Bushfire Season will officially begin on 1 November 2020, a month later than usual.