Controlled burns in Oxley and Yarralumla

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THE ACT Rural Fire Service (ACTRFS) will conduct two hazard reduction burns tomorrow, weather permitting.

The first burn will commence at 10.00am in Oxley adjacent to Mckibbin Place and Newman Morris Circuit.

16 ACTRFS personnel will conduct the burn with one heavy tanker, three medium tankers, one light unit and two command vehicles. The burn will be approximately 3 hectares in size.

The purpose of the burn is reduce a fuel hazard.

The second burn tomorrow will occur within Stirling Park at Yarralumla adjacent to Fitzgerald Street.

This burn will be conducted by the ACTRFS on behalf of the National Capital Authority (NCA).

15 volunteer firefighters will conduct the burn with three heavy tankers, two medium tankers, and two command vehicles. The burn will be approximately 2 hectares in size.

The purpose of the burn is reduce a fuel hazard.

Temporary smoke cover may occur.

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