Two hazard reduction burns in the ACT this weekend

The ACT Rural Fire Service (ACTRFS) will conduct two hazard reduction burns in the ACT this weekend, weather permitting.

Tomorrow, Saturday 28 April, 2012, from 10am till 6pm, the ACTRFS Molonglo Brigade will conduct a hazard reduction burn near Solomon Crescent, Latham.

One heavy tanker, one medium unit, one light unit, a command vehicle and 15 personnel will conduct the burn covering a total area of approx three hectares.

The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is J10.

On Sunday 29 April, 2012, from 11am till 5pm, the ACTRFS Guises Creek Brigade will assist a private landholder with a hazard reduction burn at the property “The School”, on the Monaro Highway, Royalla.

Two heavy tankers, one light unit and 12 personnel will conduct the burn covering a total area of approx 1.5 hectares in size.

The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is L16.

The purpose of both burns is to reduce a fire hazard.

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