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Update - Car Fires - Belconnen

Update - Car Fires - Belconnen

ACT Fire & Rescue has left the scene of the car fires at Howie Court, Belconnen.

Approximately 70 residents were evacuated from the building and all have now been allowed to return, except for one residency which was affected by the fire.

ACT Policing remain on scene conducting investigations.

The community is asked to take care when travelling through the area.

Posted 12:41am - 14 Mar 2021

Update - Car Fires - Belconnen

Update - Car Fires - Belconnen

ACT Ambulance Service has left the scene of the car fires at Howie Court, Belconnen. One patient was assessed at the scene and was transported to hospital in a stable condition.

The fires in the carport have been extinguished, ACT Fire & Rescue (ACTF&R) and ACT Policing remain on scene.

ACTF&R is currently conducting atmospheric monitoring of the building.

Crews will remain on scene for some time conducting follow up operations, the community is asked to avoid the area.

Posted 9:32pm - 13 Mar 2021

Car Fires - Belconnen

Car Fires - Belconnen

ACT Fire & Rescue (ACTF&R), ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Policing are currently on scene at multiple car fires in a carport on Howie Court, Belconnen.

All occupants of the adjoining complex have evacuated the building.

Residents in the surrounding areas are advised to remain in doors to avoid smoke while ACTF&R conduct firefighting operations.

The community is asked to avoid the area.

Posted 8:32pm - 13 Mar 2021

Heavy Rainfall for the ACT

Heavy Rainfall for the ACT

The Bureau of Meteorology is forecasting possible heavy rainfall and potential thunderstorms for the ACT.

The ACT State Emergency Service advises the community to:

- Move indoors.

- Move your car under cover and away from trees.

- Secure or put away loose items around your house and yard.

- Keep clear of creeks and storm drains.

- Never drive, ride or walk through floodwater.

For assistance in a storm or flood call the ACTSES on 132 500, in a life-threatening emergency call Triple Zero (000).

Visit www.esa.act.gov.au/be-emergency-ready/storms or www.bom.gov.au for more information.

Posted about 1 month ago

Grass fire - Pialligo

Grass fire - Pialligo

ACT Fire & Rescue (ACTF&R), ACT Rural Fire Service (ACTRFS) and ACT Parks and Conservation Service (ACTPCS) have now contained the fire burning off Honeysuckle Lane, Pialligo. Crews will remain on scene throughout the afternoon to black out the fireground. 
Smoke may be visible from Canberra Avenue. 

Posted about 1 month ago
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Have your say on bushfire protection plan

Have your say on bushfire protection plan

Posted about 1 month ago

Prescribed burns starting today at Crace and Franklin

Prescribed burns starting today at Crace and Franklin

Posted about 1 month ago

Prescribed burn today in West Belconnen

Prescribed burn today in West Belconnen

Posted about 1 month ago

Prescribed burn starts today at Franklin Grasslands

Prescribed burn starts today at Franklin Grasslands

Posted about 1 month ago

Prescribed burns start today at Cooleman Ridge, Molonglo and Gubur Dhaura

Prescribed burns start today at Cooleman Ridge, Molonglo and Gubur Dhaura

Posted about 1 month ago
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