News and alerts

Car crash - William Hovell Drive

Three people have been taken to hospital following a crash involving three cars on William Hovell Drive near Coppins Crossing Road.

House fire - Dunlop

ACT Fire & Rescue has extinguished a house fire on Jeff Snell Crescent in Dunlop. Damage to the property was contained to the kitchen. Unattended cooking left on a stove caused the fire.

New Website for the Agency

Welcome to the new ACT Emergency Services Agency (ESA) website (Yes, the one you are on right now!)

Pre-Budget Announcement

The ACT Government will deliver more firefighters, emergency services vehicles and stations to keep Canberra safe as our city grows.

Home Fire Safety

Winter starts tomorrow and as the temperature drop we start using our heaters and clothes dryers.

House Fire - Fraser

ACT Fire & Rescue and the ACT Ambulance Service have responded to a fire in a washing machine on Filshie Close in Fraser.

Gas leak - Fyshwick

ACT Fire & Rescue are responding to a gas leak at the mail centre on Nyrang Street in Fyshwick.
33 people have been evacuated from the building.

House Fire - Gilmore

ACT Fire & Rescue and the ACT Ambulance Service have responded the report of a house fire in Louisa Lawson Crescent, Gilmore.

Fire fighters and Paramedics are currently on scene.

Update - Hume Truck Fire - Monaro Hwy OPEN

The scene from the fire involving a B-Double truck carrying cement on the Monaro Highway outside Hume. The Monaro Highway is now open in both directions.