EMERGENCY services are working to extinguish a bushfire near the Charnwood Playing Fields, which is burning close to Florey Drive and Ginninderra Drive.
The fire, which is about 50m by 50m in size, is burning at a slow rate and is heading in an easterly direction.
It’s currently being controlled but the area in which the fire is burning is said to have a “Fire Danger Rating” as “very high”, which means conditions can be difficult to control and flames may burn into the treetops.
Update: 5.09pm, February 12.
THE fire burning close to Florey Drive and Ginninderra Drive, Macgregor, has now been extinguished.
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