Update three – 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 and the ACT Parks & Conservation Service has two Remote Area Firefighting Teams (RAFT) on scene who have spent the night creating containment lines around the fire. Water bombing operations will commence once night crews have been exchanged with day crews, with one light aircraft and two medium aircraft.

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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