ACT Fire & Rescue are on scene at ONA Coffee house, Wollongong Street, Fyshwick following a fire in a coffee roasting machine.
Fire has been extinguished.
Approximately 20 people have been evacuated as a precaution.
Crews are on scene conducting ventilation and air monitoring operations.
Time of Emergency Triple Zero (000) call 8.18am.
Update to follow.
ACT Fire & [...]
ACT Policing arrested four men after a knife incident in Fyshwick early this morning (Sunday, April 14).
Around 3am, General Duties police had been attending a dispute at the Gentlemen’s Club in Gladstone St, Fyshwick when they received an urgent report of an altercation a short distance away in the same street.
They reached the second location [...]
The ABC has the sad tale of Mark Thomas Garvin’s failed effort to steal ciggies from the Coles servo adjoining the Hungry Jacks he was managing.
An alibi of being out with mates and a story about trying to sell his dad’s duty free came to naught:
He is alleged to have stolen the cigarettes from the [...]
$12,000 worth of synthetic cannabis has been seized from adult stores across Canberra reports ABC News.
Officers from the ACT Policing Drug Team raided shops in Fyshwick, Hume and Civic and seized approximately 200 packs of prohibited brands such as K2 (or Kronic), and Spice.
The items have been sent to the ACT Government Analytical Laboratory for [...]
ACT Policing is asking members of the public for assistance after a motorist was assaulted yesterday morning (Wednesday, January 30).
Around 8.35am at the intersection of Newcastle and Gladstone Street Fyshwick (opposite McDonalds) a man in a silver Mercedes Benz sedan got out of his vehicle, walked to the driver’s side of a white Ford wagon [...]
ACT Fire & Rescue and the ACT Rural Fire Service has extinguished a grass fire burning at Hindmarsh Drive & Canberra Ave, Fyshwick.
The Bushfire Alert and Warning Level for this fire has been set at ADVICE.
The ACT Fire & Rescue and the ACT Rural Fire Service has two units on scene.
The fire was located on [...]
ACT Fire & Rescue has extinguished a grass fire at Ipswich and Newcastle Street, Fyshwick.
The Bushfire Alert and Warning Level for this fire has been set at ADVICE.
The ACT Fire & Rescue has three units on scene.
The fire is approximately 30 metres x 20 metres in size and has been extinguished.
At the current fire danger [...]
Territory and Municipal Services wishes to advise the public that a controlled burn will be conducted, Tuesday 18 September 2012, in land adjacent to Gladstone Street in Fyshwick.
The burn, which is a continuation of yesterday’s operation, is approximately nine hectares in size.
The ACT Territory and Municipal Services Directorate will conduct a controlled burn today, Monday 17 September 2012, weather permitting, in land adjacent to Gladstone Street in Fyshwick.
The burn is approximately nine hectares in size.
The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is L12.
Senator Lundy has taken a minute out of her busy cheerleading schedule to announce the opening of upgrades to the Monaro Highway:
Senator for the ACT Kate Lundy today welcomed the opening of the Monaro Highway upgrade between Canberra Avenue and Newcastle Street in Fyshwick.
The Gillard Government provided $18.5 million in funding as part of [...]
Territory and Municipal Services wishes to advise the public that (weather permitting) two controlled burns will be conducted tomorrow, Wednesday 22 August 2012, at the following locations:
• Fyshwick Pines (2.3 hectares) and
• Open space behind Fraser Primary School (10 hectares)
ACT Policing is investigating a burglary at the Bing Lee store in Fyshwick, in which an estimated $50 000 of camera equipment was stolen.
Around 10.25pm on Monday (August 6), two offenders entered the store on Barrier Street through the roof of the building, and entered a secure room containing cameras and associated equipment.
The two offenders [...]
ACT Policing is investigating the theft of around 40 high-end bicycles in Fyshwick at the weekend.
Between 8pm Friday (August 3) and 9am yesterday (Monday, August 9) offenders broke into a secure trailer parked on Townsville Street, Fyshwick.
The offenders removed the 2013 model Trek brand bicycles from secure racks and loaded them into an unidentified vehicle.
We’ve been alerted of yet more upcoming road closures, in Fyshwick this time, from Monday August 6th to Friday August 12th.
The ACT Government wishes to advise motorists and other road users that the southbound on-ramp to the Monaro Highway from Newcastle Street will be closed from
6 am Monday 6 August 2012 to 6 pm Sunday [...]
ACT Policing has released images of the men alleged to have committed an aggravated burglary at the Goldcurves studio on Wollongong Street in Fyshwick Saturday morning (July 14).
Around 6.15am, two men rang the studio’s doorbell, not realising it was closed. One of the men kicked in a rear door, allowing both men to enter the [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated burglary at the Goldcurves studio on Wollongong Street in Fyshwick this morning (Saturday, July 14).
Around 6.15am, two men rang the studio’s doorbell, not realising it was closed. One of the men kicked in a rear door, allowing both men to enter the studio, before being chased out [...]
I never, ever, got email from addresses like “Grim Superhero” when I worked in Parliament House. But life is much more exciting now.
The above has come in with this note:
Seen parked In molonglo mall in fyshwick today.
Registration is still current and the car looks in good condition. Can’t make out the words at [...]
ACT Policing has arrested a 21-year-old man following an attempted aggravated robbery at Dominos Pizza in Fyshwick yesterday afternoon (June 5).
Around 5.15pm the man entered the store in Yallourn Street armed with a blood filled syringe. With his face concealed, he demanded an amount of cash from one of the store’s employees.
The male employee refused [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a ram raid that occurred in Fyshwick early this morning (Monday, June 4).
About 3.10am a vehicle was used to gain entry to the front of Monaro Hobbies and Models, causing extensive damage to the front of the store.
A man then entered the store and appeared to remove several items [...]
I was out to get coffee this morning at about 8:20 up at the eye hospital and on my out I heard something in the distance that sounded like an air raid siren. Anyone care to shed some light on why it may of been sounding?
I know that in rural areas they use it to [...]
I need to get from Gungahlin to Fyshwick at 9.00 in the morning.
I don’t normally go that direction, can anyone suggest the least cr@p route to take?
I know they’re all bad, just wonder which way is the least bad?
ACT Policing has released the security camera footage of the incident at the Goldcurves brothel in Fyshwick which occurred on Tuesday, May 8.
About 1.10am police were called to the brothel after an original report of a fire at the location.
Police have spoken to a number of witnesses who state they saw a person throw two [...]
ACT Policing is investigating an incident at the Goldcurves brothel in Fyshwick early this morning (Tuesday, May 8).
About 1.10am police were called to the brothel after a report of a fire at the location. Witnesses saw a person throw a flaming bottle at the front door, causing the front of the building to catch alight. [...]
Anyone hear what happened at the new strip club in Gladstone street Fyshwick on Anzac Day?
Went past about 1.30pm and police hat taped off the area in front and carpark of the place and there were those yellow things with numbers on them spread out on the ground.
Police were taking photo’s too.
Police were still [...]
Smart Company has the news that Canberra’s DFO is up for sale.
The DFO outlet in Canberra has been put up for sale by receiver McGrath Nicol as fallout from Austexx and its financial troubles continue to ripple through the industry.
The centre was placed in receivership last month with the Canberra’s Direct Factory Outlet and [...]
A reader has sent in this melon shot from the Fyshwick markets.
One can’t help noticing the lovely melons appear to have seeds despite the signage.
Can we trust the sign’s promise of sweetness?
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The ACT Rural Fire Service (ACTRFS) will conduct a Hazard Reduction Burn tomorrow night, Thursday 16 February 2012, weather permitting, at Fyshwick.
The ACTRFS Jerrabomberra Brigade will commence stage two of the burn near the Monaro Highway from 7:00pm – 10:00pm.
Four heavy tankers and 15 personnel will conduct the burn covering a total area of approximately [...]
The ACT Rural Fire Service (ACTRFS) will conduct a hazard reduction burn tonight, Tuesday 7 February, 2012, weather permitting, at Fyshwick.
The ACTRFS Jerrabomberra Brigade will commence stage one of the burn on Dairy Road near the Monaro Highway from 6pm till 10pm, at the ActewAGL Fyshwick Sewage Treatment Plant.
Three heavy tankers, two light units, a [...]
So I got into the passenger side of my mates care in the Bunnings carpark at lunchtime. A few seconds later, the young guy in the car next to me, who was parked with his rear to the kerb, starts to rev his engine like a loony, pops the clutch and roars forward about a [...]
The ACT Rural Fire Service (ACTRFS) will conduct two hazard reduction burns this weekend in the ACT weather permitting.
Tomorrow, Saturday 21 January, 2012, the ACTRFS Jerrabomberra, Hall, and Rivers Brigades will conduct a hazard reduction burn on Dairy Road, Fyshwick, near the Monaro Highway from 10am till 6pm, at the ActewAGL Fyshwick Sewage Treatment Plant.
ACT Policing has arrested a 25-year-old Hughes man after a theft in Fyshwick earlier this afternoon (Friday, January 6).
Around 1pm, the 58-year-old female victim was carrying a cashbag containing business takings on Maryborough St, when the bag was snatched from her grasp.
The offender ran from the area and was seen to enter a green Holden [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery outside the Commonwealth Bank in Fyshwick in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday, November 1).
Around 12.40am, a man had parked outside the bank on Collie Street and was withdrawing funds from the external ATM when he observed a small to mid-sized white vehicle pull up [...]