News Alerts

Update – Smell of smoke in city office block

Fire crews are continuing to inspect the building but have so far found no sign of smoke or fire.

There are approximately 50 people evacuated out the front of the building.

Firefighters from the specialist HAZMAT crew are now conducting atmospheric testing.

Smell of smoke in city office block

Firefighters are investigating reports of smoke in a city office block.

ACT Fire & Rescue was alerted to the smell of smoke on level two of the building in Moore Street at 2:35pm.

The second floor of the building has been evacuated as a precaution.

Update to follow.

Grass fire in Mawson

Firefighters have extinguished a small grass fire in Mawson.

ACT Fire & Rescue was alerted to the incident at 7.45pm.

The grass fire was located adjacent to Athllon Drive and was 50 metres by 50 metres in size.

ACT Fire & Rescue supported by ACT Rural Fire Service are on scene blacking out and mopping up.

Grass fire in Woden

Firefighters have extinguished a small grass fire in Pearce.

ACT Fire & Rescue was alerted to the incident adjacent to Athllon Drive at 4:17pm.

A total of four fire crews attended including two from the ACT Rural Fire Service and quickly put the fire out which covered about 150 metres x 150 metres.

Firefighters are expected to remain on scene for another half an hour mopping up.