Update two – ADVICE – Bushfire in Namadgi National Park

The ACT Rural Fire Service is working to extinguish a bushfire burning on the Northern slopes of Mount Namadgi.

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

The ACT Rural Fire Service has two Remote Area Firefighting Teams (RAFT) on scene. The crews will remain on scene overnight creating containment lines around the fire. Water bombing operations have ceased for the night but will recommence tomorrow.

The fire is approximately 20 hectares in size and is being controlled.

The fire is burning at a slow rate.

The Fire Danger Rating where this fire is burning is LOW-MODERATE.

Fires burning in LOW-MODERATE conditions can be easily controlled.

There is little to no risk to life and property in the urban or rural areas of the ACT.

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