Hot air balloon stuck in the lights at Aranda Oval

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Emergency services are responding to reports a hot air balloon is suspended in a light fitting at the Aranda District Playing Fields.

Update to come.

9:02 AM


Firefighters are helping to untangle the hot air balloon from the light fitting.

Sixteen people were in the basket at the time of the crash.

ACT Ambulance Service said nobody was injured.

Emergency services will soon leave the scene.

9:19 AM

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