'Human mistake' by manufacturer's worker broke ACT Fire & Rescue's 42-metre aerial firefighting lift

Jasper Lindell
Updated October 3 2023 - 11:28am, first published October 1 2023 - 5:30am

A manufacturer's maintenance worker damaged an ACT aerial firefighting appliance during routine works, which the firefighters' union warns leaves a gap in the territory's ability to respond to emergencies.

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Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined The Canberra Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, transport, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.

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