Update SIX – ADVICE – Grass fire near Uriarra Crossing

ACT Fire & Rescue and the ACT Rural Fire Service is working to extinguish a grass fire burning at Uriarra Road.

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

ACT Fire & Rescue and the ACT Rural Fire Service has 16 units on scene and a waterbombing helicopter. A bulldozer is also on scene cutting a mineral earth containment line around the fire to prevent any fire escaping the burnt out area.

The fire is located near Uriarra Crossing.

The fire is approximately six to seven hectares in size and is being controlled.

The fire is burning at a slow rate and is heading in a easterly direction.

At the current fire danger level of high fires can be controlled.

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

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