Hazard reduction burns at Belconnen and Curtin today

A private landholder will today, Monday 23 September, 2013, weather permitting, conduct a small hazard reduction burn on the property “Belconnen Station”, Stockdill Drive, near the Belconnen Golf Club, Holt.

The pile burns are expected to commence from 8.30am and may last through the day.

The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the Holt burn is I10.

Also, today, weather permitting, a private landholder will conduct a hazard reduction burn on the property “The Farm”, near Cotter Road and Lady Denman Drive, Curtin.

The large pile burn is expected to commence from 9am and may last through the week.

The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the Curtin burn is K12.

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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