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Fire in Giralang

By johnboy - 8 August 2011 5

ACT Fire Brigade currently on scene at a fire inside a house on Baracchi Crescent, Giralang.

Crews have the fire under control which is not yet fully extinguished.

No one was inside the single storey brick and tile house at time of fire and no neighbouring properties damaged.

Three fire pumpers, the breathing apparatus support vehicle, hazardous materials unit and a command vehicle on scene.

House has sustained significant damage.

Update to follow.

8:00pm Monday 8 August 2011

Fire has been extinguished. ACT Fire Brigade dampening down hot spots in the three bedroom house.

Fire started in a bedroom before spreading through the house.

Cause of fire undetermined at this stage.

Estimated damage $150,000.

Time of Emergency Triple Zero (000) call 7.11pm.

8:40pm Monday 8 August 2011

[Courtesy ESA]

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5 Responses to
Fire in Giralang
camel 10:54 am 11 Aug 11

EvanJames said :

camel said :

A big congrats to the fire fighters, they went in and saved the owners pet frogs, even though he didnt mention them.

That’s brilliant, well of the firefighters. Why on earth didn’t he mention the pet frogs?

Must of been in the heat of the moment he had forgotten (pun intended) =P

EvanJames 3:06 pm 10 Aug 11

camel said :

A big congrats to the fire fighters, they went in and saved the owners pet frogs, even though he didnt mention them.

That’s brilliant, well of the firefighters. Why on earth didn’t he mention the pet frogs?

camel 2:45 pm 10 Aug 11

was my house mates close friend.

A big congrats to the fire fighters, they went in and saved the owners pet frogs, even though he didnt mention them.

Good luck this weekend guys!

screaming banshee 12:36 pm 09 Aug 11

Electric blanket

grump 10:12 pm 08 Aug 11

no injuries but at least 2 bedrooms destroyed, unclear how fire started, but started in a bedroom – residents not allowed back in at this stage. Friend’s house.

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