Update two – ADVICE – Grass fire on Oxley Hill

ACT Fire & Rescue and ACT Rural Fire Service is contuining to work on extinguishing a grass fire burning at Oxley Hill in Tuggeranong.

The Bushfire Alert and Warning Level for this fire remains at ADVICE.

There is total of 16 units on scene including light units, medium tankers, heavy tankers, compressed air foam units (CAFS) and command vehicles.

The fire is under control and there is no threat to any properties at this time.

Firefighters are also taking the opportunity to allow the fire to burn out some areas as hazard reduction for nearby residents.

ACT Fire & Rescue recieved more than 100 Emergency Triple Zero (000) calls about the fire.

Many of these calls and comments on the ESA’s social media accounts referred to hearing an ‘explosion type of noise’.

The cause of the noise and fire are unknown at this time.

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