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Deakin house fire

By johnboy 14 November 2012 1

ACT Fire & Rescue are currently on scene at a house fire on Lamington Street, Deakin.

Fire crews have knocked down the flames of the fire with smoke still issuing from the building.

No neighbouring properties have been damaged.

Update to follow.

1:53 PM

Fire has been extinguished.

Crews are currently ventilating and conducting air monitoring operations of the house.

Three fire pumpers on scene with the Breathing Apparatus Van, Hazardous Materials Unit and two command vehicles.

Time of Emergency Triple Zero (000) call 1.32pm.

2:22 PM

ACT Ambulance Service intensive care paramedics assessed one elderly female who did not require transport to hospital.

The intial cause determination of the fire appears to be electrical in the three bedroom house.

2:40 PM

Estimated damage $40,000.

Single occupant of the house was alerted to the fire from a working smoke alarm.

Fire believed to have started in an electrical fuse box.

Please do not reply to this email. For all enquiries call the ESA 24 hour media line on 6207 8564.

3:21 PM

[Courtesy ESA]

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gooterz 10:00 pm 14 Nov 12

Let’s hope it want a smart meter

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