Update four – Fire at Pialligo

The fire has been maintained within containment lines overnight.

The majority of firefighting units were released at midnight with conditions remaining favourable.

Three ACT Fire & Rescue crews and a commander have patrolled the scene since then along with one excavator.

Smoke from the fire has remained localised. Regular air quality testing has been conducted by firefighters at the scene overnight with no harmful readings recorded.

A changeover of crews is scheduled to occur around 8 o’clock this morning with additional units likely to be added throughout the day.

The fire is still expected to burn for several more days.

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