Firefighters rescue unconscious person from Belconnen unit fire

Lachlan Roberts 20 February 2019

Firefighters rescued an unconscious person from a smoke-filled Belconnen unit on Tuesday evening (19 February).

Around 5:30 pm, ACT Fire & Rescue arrived at a unit in Howie Court, Belconnen to find a fire, which was believed to be caused by burnt food, had already extinguished.

ACT Ambulance Service paramedics treated the patient on scene and transported them to Calvary Hospital in a stable condition.

An ACT Fire & Rescue spokesperson said it was a reminder for the community to not stop looking while you’re cooking.

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