Single vehicle accident in Ngunnawal


ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Fire & Rescue were called to a single vehicle accident at the corner of Amagula Avenue and Taggery Street in Ngunnawal today at 5:52pm. read more

TOTAL FIRE BAN in the ACT tomorrow with SEVERE fire danger rating forecast


ACT Emergency Services Agency Commissioner Dominic Lane has declared a Total Fire Ban for the whole of the ACT under Section 114 of the Emergencies Act 2004 from:

12:00am Friday 17 February, 2017 to 11:59pm Friday 17 February, 2017. read more

Stay safe in hot conditions


As the ACT nears the hottest period on a Total Fire Ban day, Canberrans are reminded to keep safe and avoid spending time outdoors.

It is important to stay hydrated and avoid strenuous activity, and if you must be in the sun protect yourself with sunscreen, loose clothing and a hat. Please also pay special attention to the elderly and young children. read more

Total Fire Ban extended in the ACT to now include Sunday


ACT Emergency Services Agency Commissioner Dominic Lane has declared the Total Fire Ban for the whole of the ACT under Section 114 of the Emergencies Act 2004 will continue to:

11:59pm Sunday 12 February, 2017.

The Total Fire Ban has been declared in line with a statewide Total Fire Ban in New South Wales. read more

TOTAL FIRE BAN in the ACT Friday and Saturday


ACT Emergency Services Agency Commissioner Dominic Lane has declared a Total Fire Ban for the whole of the ACT under Section 114 of the Emergencies Act 2004 from:

12:00am Friday 10 February, 2017 to 11:59pm Saturday 11 February, 2017. The Bureau of Meteorology is forecasting hot and sunny conditions tomorrow and Saturday with a predicted temperature 41 degrees on both days. read more

Stay cool in the heat


The ACT Ambulance Service strongly advises the community to take the following sensible precautions with a forecast top temperature of 22 degrees overnight and 39 degrees tomorrow: read more

TOTAL FIRE BAN declared in the ACT with SEVERE fire danger rating forecast


ACT Emergency Services Agency Commissioner Dominic Lane has declared a Total Fire Ban for the whole of the ACT under Section 114 of the Emergencies Act 2004 from:

12:00am Monday 30 January, 2017 to 11:59pm Monday 30 January, 2017.

The Bureau of Meteorology is forecasting a hot day with west to north-westerly winds gusting to 65kmh tomorrow. It is predicted to reach 39 degrees. read more

Fire near ACT/NSW border at Sutton


The NSW Rural Fire Service is currently working to extinguish a fast moving bush and grass fire at Sutton.

Multiple units from ACT Fire & Rescue and ACT Rural Fire Service are on scene assisting with firefighting operations including water bombing aircraft. read more

Total Fire Ban declared in the ACT with VERY HIGH fire danger rating


ACT Emergency Services Agency Commissioner Dominic Lane has declared a Total Fire Ban for the whole of the ACT under Section 114 of the Emergencies Act 2004 from:

12:00am Wednesday 18 January, 2017 to 11:59pm Wednesday 18 January, 2017. read more

Man suffers burns in house fire at Nicholls


A man has sustained superficial burns after trying to extinguish a fire in Nicholls.

ACT Fire & Rescue was alerted to the incident in Platypus Place at 11:24am. read more

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