Update - House Fire - Campbell
ACT Fire & Rescue (ACTF&R) has extinguished the house fire on Rosenthal Street, Campbell. The incident was caused by a solar battery electrical fire that resulted in no damage to the home in question.
ACTF&R crews will remain on scene overnight to conduct atmospheric monitoring. There is no threat to the safety of residents in the area, but Rosenthal Street remains closed between the Cobby Street and Jackson Street intersections to allow emergency vehicle access. To minimise congestion, please continue to avoid the area.
House Fire - Campbell
ACT Fire & Rescue is currently on scene at a house fire in Rosenthal Street, Campbell.
Rosenthal Street is closed between the Cobby Street and Jackson Street intersections while firefighting operations take place. Please avoid the area.
Distinguished service recognised with 2021 Queen's Birthday Honours
Three members of the ACT Emergency Services Agency have been recognised in the 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours. The annual awards celebrate distinguished service by members of the Australian emergency services.
The Ambulance Service Medal (ASM) recognises distinguished service by the men and women of Australia’s ambulance organisations.
The Australian Fire Service Medal (AFSM) recognises distinguished service by members of Australian fire services, both paid and volunteer.
The Emergency Services Medal (ESM) recognises distinguished service by members of emergency services across Australia, and people who are involved in emergency management, training, or education.
The 2021 recipients of the Queen’s Birthday Honours from the ACT Emergency Services Agency are:
Mr Joel Powell ASM commenced with the ACT Ambulance Services in March 2008 after initially undertaking his ambulance training with the Queensland Ambulance Service. During this time Mr Powell has shown dedication and leadership to the ACT Ambulance Service and his colleagues through his role as a Duty Officer, Peer Support Officer and a training facilitator. Mr Powell brings credit to the ACT Ambulance Service in all aspects of his work.
Superintendent (SUPT) Paul Flynn AFSM commenced with the then ACT Fire Brigade on 31 October 1997 as a recruit in College 23. During SUPT Flynn’s 23 years of service he has worked across a range of operational and portfolio areas in ACT Fire & Rescue (ACTF&R) and has consistently displayed diligence and dedication in the safety, education, mentoring and training of firefighters.
Mr James Montgomery ESM has demonstrated an outstanding level of commitment and made an invaluable contribution to the community as an active volunteer with the ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) for more than 23 years. During this period of distinguished service Mr Montgomery has directly contributed to the ongoing development of the ACTSES into the highly regarded organisation it is today.
Congratulations to the deserving recipients!
Motor Vehicle Incident - Kuringa Drive Fraser
ACT Ambulance Service, ACT Fire & Rescue and ACT Policing attended a two-vehicle collision on Kuringa Drive, Fraser late Friday night.
Firefighters and paramedics successfully extricated one passenger from a vehicle whilst paramedics assessed the passenger of the second vehicle.
Both passengers have been transported to hospital for further assessment with minor injuries at the time of treatment.
ACT Policing will remain on scene managing traffic control.
Kuringa Drive is closed between Tillyard Drive and Kingsford Smith Drive.
The community is asked to avoid the area.
Structure Fire - Parnell Road, Campbell
ACT Fire & Rescue is on scene at a structure fire on Parnell Road, Campbell.
Firefighters have entered the structure using breathing apparatus to slow the spread of the fire.
ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Policing are on scene supporting the firefighting operation.
Local road closures are currently in place.
The community is being asked to avoid the area.
Coinciding with Reconciliation Week 2021, The ACT Heritage Council has registered the Ginninderra Creek Corroboree Ground Cultural Gathering Place, Belconnen and provisionally registered Yeddung Dhaura in Forde.Posted 2:00pm - 8 Jun 2021
Coinciding with Reconciliation Week 2021, The ACT Heritage Council has registered the Ginninderra Creek Corroboree Ground Cultural Gathering Place, Belconnen and provisionally registered Yeddung Dhaura in Forde.Posted 2:00pm - 3 Jun 2021
2021 Eastern Grey Kangaroo conservation cull beginsPosted about 1 month ago
Feral deer and pig control in West Namadgi and Bimberi WildernessPosted about 1 month ago
Prescribed burns today at JerrabomberraPosted about 1 month ago