25 September 2011

Gungahlin apartment fire

| johnboy
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ACT Fire Brigade currently on scene at a small kitchen fire at the Abode Apartments, Gribble Street and Anthony Rolfe Avenue, Gungahlin.

Crews forced entry to the first floor apartment to extinguish the fire on a stove.

A nearby resident heard a ringing smoke alarm and called Emergency Triple Zero (000) at 8.06pm.

Two fire pumpers, the specialist Breathing Apparatus Unit, Hazardous Materials Van and a Command vehicle on scene.

Crews currently conducting atmospheric monitoring.

No evacuations.No-one inside the apartment at time of fire.

Apartment sustained minor smoke damage.

Investigations into the cause of the fire underway.

9:10pm Saturday 24 September 2011

[Courtesy ESA]

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Al, Was standing outside at Siren bar and the units that attended didn’t seem to come from across the road, the shutters at the station stayed firmly down

Gungahlin Al7:08 am 26 Sep 11

Fastest fire brigade callout ever? Wouldn’t even get the truck out – just yank the hose across the street…

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