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Winter fire safety campaign begins

The ACT Government launched its winter fire safety campaign on 1 June, to help Canberrans prevent fires and keep them under control.

Prescribed burn at Mulanggari Grassland Nature Reserve starts today

The ACT Parks and Conservation Service advises that a prescribed burn will start at Franklin today, 7 April, subject to suitable weather and fuel moisture conditions.

Car fires see 70 residents evacuated, one taken to hospital

Multiple car fires at a unit block in Belconnen have seen residents evacuated early this morning, Sunday 14 March.

Body of woman discovered following Downer house fire

The body of a woman has been located in a house in Atherton Street, Downer following a small fire early this morning.

Woman dies in Kambah house fire

A 70-year-old woman has died in a house fire in Kambah last night that took place at around 7.45pm, 29 November 2020.

Fire forces 1,000 apartment block residents to evacuate

Firefighters extinguished an electrical fire located in a lift on the 8th floor of the Ivy Apartments in Phillip in the early hours of this morning.

Police seek dash-cam footage of suspicious fire in Hall

ACT Policing is calling for witnesses and dash-cam footage regarding a suspicious fire in Hall this morning, Tuesday 18 August.

New deal to make ACT firefighters the best trained in Australia

Canberra will receive an additional 99 firefighters over the next four years to meet the needs of the growing city.

Nearly half of Canberrans lax with smoke alarms, study finds

A recent survey has shown almost half (47%) of ACT residents do not test their smoke alarms as recommended by fire authorities.

Man charged after Woden fire spree

ACT Police have charged a 32-year-old man with one count of building arson, and six counts of property damage, after a number of fires in Phillip yesterday, Tuesday 12 May. ACT Fire and...

Fire-spotting chopper arrives in ACT

A new fire-spotting helicopter has arrived in the ACT, to assist the ACT Rural Fire Service (RFS) over the summer months. The ‘Firebird 100’ chopper, owned by Microflite, has Secret Intelligence Gathering (SIG) capabilities,...

Reunited after rescue

A mother and son who were rescued from a serious motor vehicle incident have been reunited with firefighters from Fire and Rescue NSW’s (FRNSW) Braidwood Fire Station. On Tuesday 19 December 2017,Alanna Davis...
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