News Alerts

Solar panel fire – Amaroo

ACT Fire & Rescue has responded to a solar panel fire on Roderick Street, Amaroo.

An electrical contractor will isolate power to the property while firefighters ensure the fire does not spread.

Update to follow.

Update – House fire – Bonner

Due to the on-scene conditions, a secondary search of the property is being conducted.

Update to follow.

House fire – Bonner

ACT Fire & Rescue is working to contain and extinguish a house fire on Peter Coppin Street, Bonner.

Crews arrived to find a home well alight.

Firefighters have conducted a primary search of the building and confirmed there is no one inside.

Three pumpers, breathing apparatus support and two commanders are on scene.

ACT Fire & Rescue was called to the incident at 8:40am.

ESA Bush/Grass fire – ADVICE

ACT Fire & Rescue and ACT Rural Fire Service have responded to a grass fire at Gordon.

The Bushfire Alert and Warning Level for this fire has been set at ADVICE.

There are seven units on scene.

The fire is approximately three hectares in size and is under control.

The Fire Danger Rating where this fire is burning is HIGH.

Fires burning in HIGH conditions can be controlled.

Well prepared and actively defended houses can offer safety during a fire.

Embers may be blown ahead of the fire.

Spot fires can occur close to the main fire.

For your survival leaving is the best option. You should relocate to the location identified in your Bushfire Survival Plan.

The ESA advises you to monitor the situation for any changes through local ACT media outlets, the ESA website www.esa.act.gov.au, ESA Twitter account @ACT_ESA, ESA Facebook account @ACT Emergency Services Agency, the national version of the Fires Near Me mobile device App or by calling Access Canberra on 13 22 81.

This advice should be read in conjunction with current weather conditions. Current weather observations can be found on the Bureau of Meteorology website http://www.bom.gov.au/weather/act/observations/canberra.shtml