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'Close call' for Hawthorn family as pool heater leaks carbon monoxide

'Close call' for Hawthorn family as pool heater leaks carbon monoxide

A family is in hospital after an incorrectly installed pool heater flue leaked carbon monoxide and gave them CO poisoning.

  • by Christine McGinn

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Preschoolers evacuated after smoke from lizard's tank at ANU

Preschoolers evacuated after smoke from lizard's tank at ANU

All occupants are safe and accounted for.

  • by Han Nguyen
Celebrity homes, Westworld set destroyed in California wildfires
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Celebrity homes, Westworld set destroyed in California wildfires

"It was devastating. You can see the hills are totally scorched." 

  • by Broede Carmody
Kalgoorlie woman charged after Leonora home burns to the ground

Kalgoorlie woman charged after Leonora home burns to the ground

The blaze is believed to have happened between 9am and 10.10am on November 9, when the woman set an item on fire inside the house.

  • by staff writers
City building declared safe following evacuation
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City building declared safe following evacuation

ACT Fire and Rescue responded to a fire alarm at the corner of Genge Street and Bunda Street about 10.30am. 

  • by Dan Jervis-Bardy
Abandoned Salvation Army community centre fire to be investigated
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Abandoned Salvation Army community centre fire to be investigated

It's the second fire at the building in less than a month.

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Seven Hills factory complex goes up in flames
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Seven Hills factory complex goes up in flames

A large Seven Hills factory complex has gone up in flames, causing heavy traffic delays.

  • by Justine Landis Hanley
Wollongong school building engulfed by suspicious fire
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Wollongong school building engulfed by suspicious fire

The industrial arts block of a high school in Wollongong has been destroyed after it was engulfed by a suspicious fire early on Saturday morning.

  • by Lucy Cormack
Firefighters battling out-of-control bushfire near Stromlo
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Firefighters battling out-of-control bushfire near Stromlo

Firefighters are battling a bushfire at Paddys River near Stromlo.

University of Canberra room used as secret drug lab, police allege
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University of Canberra room used as secret drug lab, police allege

Police allegedly found quantities of chemicals, as well as a notebook with the chemical formula for the drug MDMA, after they were called to the campus on Tuesday night.

  • by Dan Jervis-Bardy & Sherryn Groch
Abandoned house goes up in flames in Queanbeyan
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Abandoned house goes up in flames in Queanbeyan

ACT firefighters lent a hand to crews across the border to extinguish the blaze, but the house and its garage were extensively damaged.