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Latest news: Fire

Witnesses sought to suspicious house fire in Braddon

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a suspicious house fire in Braddon this morning, Monday 29 April. 

ANU: Prescribed burning increases forest flammability

Prescribed burning and logging can make natural forests more flammable, according to ANU research - but the ACT Government has concerns.

O’Connor apartment fire: Did you see anything?

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to and CCTV footage of a suspicious apartment fire in O’Connor this week. 

Large fire in apartment block in O’Connor

Emergency services are currently in attendance at a large fire in an unoccupied apartment block on Berrigan Crescent, O’Connor.

Man charged with murder after woman dies in fire in southern NSW

A woman has died and a man has been charged with murder following a domestic violence incident in NSW's south.

Police release face-fit image in relation to North Lyneham house fire

ACT Policing has released a face-fit image of a man investigators would like to speak to in relation to a house fire in North Lyneham earlier this year.

Witnesses sought to Spence arson incident

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a serious arson incident that occurred in Spence earlier this month.

Firefighters on scene at Chapman house fire

Firefighters are currently working to contain a structure fire on Beaumont Close in Chapman.

ANU: Australia faces domestic timber shortfall

Severe wildfires are putting global timber production at risk, new research from the ANU and British universities shows.

Boy dies after siblings perish in Victorian shed fire

A four-year-old boy has died from injuries sustained in a shed fire in which his two younger siblings also perished.

Firefighters responding to fire at KFC Tuggeranong

Firefighters are on scene and are currently working to contain a fire at KFC Tuggeranong.

Body found amid battle to contain Queensland blazes

A body has been found in southern Queensland where a bushfire has destroyed five homes and caused more than 50 people