Update nine – Fire at Pialligo

Work to extinguish the fire within piles at Pialligo continues today.

Firefighters have reduced the size of the piles with the help of heavy earthmoving equipment and continue to wet them down.

Firefighters are also patrolling the perimeter to ensure containment is maintained.

ACT Fire & Rescue (ACTF&R) has four tankers on scene with a further tanker and bulk water supply vehicle from the ACT Rural Fire Service.

The ACTF&R HAZMAT unit is continuing to conduct regular atmospheric monitoring in the area.

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