News Alerts

Motor Vehicle Incident – Curtin update

ACT Fire & Rescue firefighters have extricated one female patient, who has been treated by ACT Ambulance Service paramedics and will be transported to hospital. Please be advised that eastbound on Cotter Road near McCulloch Street, Curtin will be closed for some time.

Motor Vehicle Incident – Curtin

ACT Ambulance Service, ACT Fire & Rescue (ACTF&R) and ACT Policing are attending a motor vehicle incident on Cotter Road, Curtin. ACTF&R firefighters are performing an extrication to free a person who was trapped by the incident. The eastbound lane on Cotter Road near McCulloch Street, Curtin is closed to traffic at this time.

Structure Fire – Wright update

ACT Fire & Rescue (ACTF&R) have extinguished the kitchen fire at the Observatory Apartments on Philip Hodgins Street, Wright. ACTF&R Hazmat conducted atmospheric monitoring and deemed the building safe to reoccupy. The apartment was handed back to the residents to arrange repairs and all other residents of the Observatory have been allowed to return to their apartments. ACTF&R would like to remind Canberrans to “Don’t stop looking while you’re cooking”. For more information on home fire safety please visit http://esa.act.gov.au/community-information/home-fire-safety/.

Structure Fire – Wright

ACT Fire & Rescue are currently on scene at a kitchen fire at the Observatory Apartments on Philip Hodgins Street, Wright.

Motor Vehicle Incident – Canberra City

The ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Fire & Rescue were called to a motor vehicle incident at approximately 6:30pm this evening on Alinga Street, Canberra City. Firefighters freed a female driver who had been trapped for a short period of time as a result of the incident. Paramedics stabilised and treated the female patient and transported her to the Canberra Hospital in a stable condition.