ADVICE – Update eleven – Bushfire at Mt Clear

The ACT Rural Fire Service is working to extinguish a bushfire burning at Mt Clear near the ACT/NSW border.

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

The fire is approximately 42 hectares in size and is contained. Units continued to enforce containment lines.

Firefighters continue to use infrared cameras to identify hot spots and quickly extinguish any flare-ups. Crews worked in hot and dry conditions today but reported minimal fire activity. A crew of six personnel will remain on site overnight to patrol the area.

The ESA advises you to monitor the situation for any changes through local ACT media outlets, the ESA website www.esa.act.gov.au, ESA Twitter account @ACT_ESA, ESA Facebook account @ACT Emergency Services Agency, the Fires Near Me mobile device App or by calling Access Canberra on 13 22 81.

This advice should be read in conjunction with current weather conditions. Current weather observations can be found on the Bureau of Meteorology website http://www.bom.gov.au/weather/act/observations/canberra.shtml

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