Bushfire in Oaks Estate – ADVICE

ACT Fire & Rescue and the ACT Rural Fire Service is working to extinguish a bushfire burning at Oaks Estate.

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

There are 12 units on scene.

The fire is located 200 metres north of the Oaks Estate low-level crossing.

The fire is under control and burning at a slow rate.

The Fire Danger Rating where this fire is burning is HIGH.

Fires burning in HIGH conditions can be controlled.

Well prepared and actively defended houses can offer safety during a fire.

Embers may be blown ahead of the fire.

Spot fires can occur close to the main fire.

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 national version of 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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