Carpark fire in Dickson

Share Canberra's trusted news:

fire brigade

ACT Fire & Rescue is currently on the scene of a fire in the carpark of a block on units in Dickson.

Crews were alerted to the incident on Dooring Street just after 2:48pm.

Update to follow.


ACT Fire & Rescue have responded to the presence of smoke in a unit block carpark caused by a mechanical malfunction in a car filled with excess oil, not a fire as previously reported.

Firefighters evacuated nine people from the unit block as a precaution.

All occupants have now re-entered the premises after crews ventilated the area.


Who Can You Trust?

In a world beleaguered by spin and confused messages, there's never been more need for diverse, trustworthy, independent journalism in Canberra.

Who can you trust? Well, for more than 25 years, "CityNews" has proudly been an independent, free, family-owned news magazine, serving the national capital with quality, integrity and authority. Through our weekly magazine and daily through our digital platforms, we constantly and reliably deliver high-quality and diverse opinion, news, arts, socials and lifestyle columns.

If you trust our work online and believe in the power of independent voices, I encourage you to make a small contribution.

Every dollar of support will be invested back into our journalism so we can continue to provide a valuably different view of what's happening around you and keep free.

Click here to make your donation and you will be supporting the future of journalism and media diversity in the ACT.

Thank you,

Ian Meikle, editor

Previous articleDon’t panic! It’s police training day in Bruce this week
Next articleHealthy eating / Busting the myths of milk

Leave a Reply