TOTAL FIRE BAN in ACT tomorrow

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 Sunday 18 March, 2018 to 11:59pm Sunday 18 March, 2018. read more

Emergency services extinguish grass fire at Palmerston Saturday night

On Saturday night at around quarter to six ACT Fire and Rescue and the ACT Rural Fire Service were called to a grass fire burning at Gungaderra Grasslands Nature Reserve near Palmerston and Crace. The fire was located near Wambo Close in Palmerston. read more

Public advice during heavy rainfall

The ACT Emergency Services Agency warns Canberra residents to stay off roads during the current heavy rainfall. read more

ACT Fire & Rescue attend to a child stuck in a fence at Ngunnawal

At 3:27pm today ACT Fire & Rescue were called out to Ngunnawal Primary School for an incident whereby a 5 year old child's head was stuck in a fence.

Firefighters used hydraulic rescue tools to free the child who was uninjured. read more

Total Fire Ban – 14 February 2018

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:

00:00 hours on Wednesday, 14 February 2018 to 23:59 hours on Wednesday, 14 February 2018. read more

Gungahlin SES to represent ACT in National Challenge

A team of 7 from Gungahlin State Emergency Service is flying to Tasmania today to represent the ACT SES in the National Disaster Rescue Challenge over the weekend.

The team have worked extremely hard over the last 18 months to prepare for this and we are very proud of them, and will benefit from this extra training in many ways. read more

Ecological burn in Gungahlin today

The ACT Environment and Sustainable Development Directorate (EPSDD) will conduct a ecological burn in Franklin today, 4th November 2017. It is expected to commence mid morning and be complete mid afternoon.

Dependent on suitable weather and fuel moisture conditions, the burn will take place in the Mulanggari Grassland Nature Reserve off Gungahlin Drive. read more

Fire on store roof in Gungahlin

ACT Fire & Rescue has extinguished a small fire in a circuit board attached to solar panels on the roof of a store in Gungahlin.

Crews were alerted to the incident on Ernest Cavanagh Street at 9:39am and responded with two fire pumpers and a commander vehicle. read more

Smoke haze around Canberra

Emergency Services Agency has advised that residents, especially those in the west of Canberra, may notice a heavy smoke haze around the local region.

This smoke is the result of prescribed hazard-reduction pile burns in Kowen Forest as well as other hazard reduction burns taking place in surrounding NSW. read more

Gungahlin Rural Fire Brigade celebrate 20 years

Last night the members of the Gungahlin Rural Fire Brigade hung up their fire fighting gear for a celebratory dinner at Da Nunzio to celebrate their 20th anniversary.

Gungahlin Rural Fire Brigade is part of the ACT Rural Fire Service which is responsible for protecting life, property and the environment from all bush and grass fires that occur within rural areas or non-suburban areas of the ACT. read more

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