Update Six – ADVICE – Second forest fire in Namadgi National Park – Sentry Box Mountain

The ACT Rural Fire Service will recommence work this morning to extinguish a forest fire burning in the far south west region of the Namagi National Park.

The Bushfire Alert and Warning Level for this fire has been set at ADVICE.

The fire is located near Sentry Box Mountain near the ACT and NSW border and is currently not threatening any property.

ACT Rural Fire Service raft crews will be airlifted onto the hard to access fireground at 7 o’clock this morning.

The fire is approximately five hectares in size.

The fire is burning at a slow rate.

At the current fire danger level of low-moderate fires can be easily controlled.

There is little to no risk to life and property from this fire.

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