News Alerts

House fire – Page

Firefighters are working to extinguish a house fire in Page.

ACT Fire & Rescue was called to Carron Street at about 6:30am.

All occupants self-evacauted and no injuries have been reported. Crews are conducting a secondary search and checking for fire extension.

The house sustained substantial damage. Three pumpers, the Breathing Apparatus Van and a commander are on scene. Some crews will shortly be released.

The cause is yet to be determined.

Gas leak – Downer shops

ACT Fire & Rescue has responded to a gas leak at the Downer shops.

Just before 6pm a smell of gas was reported to Emergency Triple Zero (000). It’s believed a car struck a gas pipe at the rear of the shops.

About 20 people have been evacauted from the area and firefighters have established an exclusion zone to isolate the gas leak.

Crews are expected to remain on site for about an hour.

Single Vehicle Incident – Farrer

Farrer_-_MVAEmergency services have responded to a single vehicle incident on Marshall Street, Farrer.

ACT Fire & Rescue firefighters have safely extricated a female driver using hydraulic rescue tools.

ACT Ambulance Service paramedics have stabilised and treated the patient on scene and are transporting her to Canberra Hospital in a stable condition for further assessment.

Pedestrian incident – Florey

ACT Ambulance Service (ACTAS) has responded to a pedestrian and car incident on Kingsford Smith Drive, Florey.

Paramedics assessed and treated two patients before transporting one male patient to the Canberra Hospital in a stable condition.

Paramedics have since departed the scene.

House Fire – MacGregor

ACT Fire & Rescue were called to a fire in a townhouse on Eccles Circuit, MacGregor at approximately 11:50pm last night. The fire started in the kitchen and the occupants were alerted to it and able to self evacuate thanks to a working smoke alarm. Firefighters extinguished the fire, and responded with two pumpers, breathing apparatus unit and a commander.