Bushfire near Canberra airport and Oaks Estate under control, at 'advice' level

Steve Evans
Katie Burgess
By Steve Evans, and Katie Burgess
Updated January 23 2020 - 1:49am, first published January 22 2020 - 8:30pm

"Early detection" helped ACT firefighters gain control of a fast-moving bushfire which threatened homes in Canberra's east and Queanbeyan on Wednesday.

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Steve Evans

Steve Evans

Reporter

Steve Evans is a reporter on The Canberra Times. He's been a BBC correspondent in New York, London, Berlin and Seoul and the sole reporter/photographer/paper deliverer on The Glen Innes Examiner in country New South Wales. "All the jobs have been fascinating - and so it continues."

Katie Burgess

Katie Burgess

Federal politics reporter

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