Total fire ban declared for ACT on Friday as extreme heat takes hold

By Finbar O'Mallon and Doug Dingwall
Updated April 24 2018 - 11:10pm, first published February 9 2017 - 7:50pm

A wave of extreme heat forecast to hit south-east Australia has prompted the ACT's emergency services to declare a two-day total fire ban as Canberra braces for temperatures above 40 degrees.

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