Two days ago I was alarmed to find the following headline but could find nothing about this in Australian media except to reassure people it was all under control.
A correspondent from Canberra on RNZ this morning dismissed concerns.
Now it’s back to panic stations
state of emergency has
been declared in the ACT ‼️
comes as Canberra faces the most dangerous fire conditions since the
state of emergency comes amid ‘very high’ to ‘severe’ fire danger the
next few days and heatwave conditions.
Orroral fire is at a watch and act alert level with no threat to
Canberrans — particularly those in the south — need to be
prepared for things to change and for the fire to potentially reach
the southern-most suburbs of the ACT.