House Fires - Belconnen

ACT Fire & Rescue (ACTF&R) responded to two house fires at around 5:15pm this evening in Higgins and McKellar. ACTF&R responded with two pumpers, breathing apparatus vehicle and a commander to one and two pumpers, hazmat and a commander to the other. Both fires originated from ovens and firefighters were able to contain the fires to the rooms and appliances of origin.

ACTF&R reminds the community to "Don't stop looking while you're cooking" /community-information/home-fire-safety/kitchen-fire-safety/