Tag Archives: Pearce

Nasty burns from a fire fuel spill

FIREFIGHTERS and intensive care paramedics have been called to a home on Shepherd Street, Pearce after fuel from a decorative wall mounted fireplace spilled and burnt two patients. ACT Fire & Rescue contained the fire and ACT Ambulance Service intensive care paramedics treated two female patients aged in their 30’s for partial thickness burns. One […]


82 year old man beaten up in Pearce

ACT Policing is investigating an attack on an elderly man in Pearce last night (22 September). About 10.30pm, an 82-year-old man heard noises outside his home on Pethebridge Street, Pearce and went to investigate. An altercation took place with a 21-year old man and as a result, the elderly man sustained serious head and facial […]


House fire in Pearce

Firefighters have extinguished a fire at a home in Hodgson Crescent, Pearce this morning which has caused some minor damage to the lounge room with heat and smoke damage to the rest of the three bedroom house. ACT Fire & Rescue were notified following an Emergency Triple Zero (000) call at 3.53am and found a […]

Traffic slowed for Melrose students

MOTORISTS will need to slow down on the main road outside Melrose High School during a half-hour period every weekday, starting from next Tuesday, March 11. A 60km/h speed limit will apply to a section of Athllon Drive outside Melrose High School each school day between 3.00 and 3.30pm, centred around the intersection with Beasley […]

Pearce supermarket robbed at gunpoint

A MAN allegedly robbed a Pearce supermarket at gunpoint today.  Around 12pm, the man entered the Foodworks Supermarket and threatened a staff member with what is believed to be a firearm. The staff member complied, handing over a sum of cash before the man fled the store. The offender is described as dark skinned, aged mid […]

House damaged in Pearce blaze

A PEARCE home has been damaged by a kitchen fire this morning.  Firefighters say the house was occupied at the time of the blaze but it was a neighbour who heard the smoke alarm, smelt smoke and called Emergency Triple Zero at 11:13am. Two Fire Pumpers, the Hazardous Material Unit and one Command Vehicle worked to […]