Private landholder hazard reduction burn today west of Gordon

A private landholder will today, Wednesday 4 September, 2013 conduct a hazard reduction burn on the property “Jeggaline”, adjacent to the shearing shed, near the Murrumbidgee River Corridor, west of Gordon.

The burn could continue through the week.

The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is J16.

Temporary smoke cover may occur.

The Health Directorate advises that people with asthma, other chronic respiratory
and/or chronic cardiac diseases should not perform vigorous exercise and should stay
inside if affected by the smoke. People with asthma in particular should continue their
medication and consult their general practitioner if they have any difficulties.

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