On 5 and 6 September 2015 ACTSES hosted the 2015 National Disaster Rescue Challenge (NDRC). The NDRC provides a unique opportunity for State and Territory Emergency Service (S/TES) volunteer units from around Australia to come together every two years in the spirit of friendly and robust competition. The theme for this year’s NDRC was ‘Interstate… Read more »
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The fire has now been extinguished. ACT Fire & Rescue will formally hand the scene back to the owner this morning. The owner will monitor the area over the next few days to ensure there are no flare ups.
The ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) has received a total of 18 calls for help since 7am yesterday following the wet weather. ACTSES volunteers and ACT Fire & Rescue have responded to leaking roofs across a widespread area of the ACT with minor damage reported. With the potential for the wet weather to continue, the… Read more »
The ACT State Emergency Service has received a total of 10 calls for help since 7am today following the wet weather. ACTSES volunteers and ACT Fire & Rescue have responded to leaking roofs across a widespread area of the ACT with minor damage reported. Residents who require storm or flood assistance can call the ACTSES… Read more »
ACT Fire & Rescue has attended to 12 jobs today due to the windy weather. Most jobs have been related to trees and branches across roads and pathways with the wind also causing some minor damage to roofing on some homes. Calls have been widespread across Canberra’s suburbs. ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) volunteers are… Read more »