News and alerts

Fire Permits From Today

Before conducting a hazard reduction burn anyone who lives in the rural areas outside the suburbs or city of Canberra will need to contact the ACT Rural Fire Service (ACTRFS) to apply for a permit

Rubbish Fire - Mugga Lane

ACT Fire & Rescue were called to a rubbish fire at the Mugga Waste Transfer Facility on Mugga Lane, Symonston at approximately 9am this morning.

Motor Vehicle Incident - Pialligo

ACT Fire & Rescue and ACT Ambulance Service are currently on scene at a motor vehicle incident involving two vehicles on the intersection of Majura Parkway and Fairbairn Avenue.

Update - Evacuation - Fyshwick

Investigations have concluded. Firefighters found and isolated a non-suspicious material leaking from damaged machinery.

The building is now safe to reoccupy.

Evacuation - Fyshwick

ACT Fire & Rescue is currently investigating a possible hazardous material leak at a post office on Mildura Street, near Canberra Avenue in Fyshwick.

Small fire - Evatt Primary School

Students have been evacuated from Evatt Primary School as a precaution following reports of smoke coming from a toilet block.

Northern NSW Firefighter Deployment

ACT Rural Fire Service will today deploy 12 firefighters to replace the returning team to assist NSW Rural Fire Service in their firefighting efforts.

Northern NSW Bushfire Deployment

This morning the ACT Rural Fire Service (ACTRFS) deployed 14 firefighters to Northern New South Wales to assist NSW Rural Fire Service (NSWRFS) with firefighting efforts.

Motor Vehicle Accident - Casey

ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Fire & Rescue are attending a motor vehicle incident on Clarrie Hermes Drive, Casey.

Motor Vehicle Incident - Weston

ACT Ambulance Service, ACT Fire & Rescue and ACT Policing are attending a motor vehicle incident in the northbound lanes of Tuggeranong Parkway between the Cotter Road and Hindmarsh Drive exits