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Two hazard reduction burns this weekend in the ACT

This weekend, the ACT Rural Fire Service will conduct two hazard reduction burns in the ACT, weather permitting.

Tomorrow, Saturday 19th May, 2012, a hazard reduction burn will be conducted at Lyons, in the Oakey Hill reserve between Heysen street and Hindmarsh drive. The burn will commence from 11am till 6pm.

Two heavy tankers, two medium tankers, one light unit, a command vehicle and 20 personnel will conduct the burn covering a total area of approx 7 hectares in size.

The purpose of the burn is to remove a fuel hazard.

The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is J13.

On Sunday 20th May, 2012, the ACT Rural Fire Service will conduct a hazard reduction burn, at Calwell, on Calwell Hill, near O’Connor Circuit from 11am till 6pm.

Six heavy tankers, a command vehicle and 30 personnel will conduct the burn covering a total area of approx 4.9 hectares in size.

The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is K15.

Controlled burn tomorrow in O’Connor

The ACT Territory and Municipal Services Directorate (TAMS) will tomorrow, Thursday 17 May, 2012, conduct a controlled burn, weather permitting, in bushland adjacent to Belconnen Way in Bruce Ridge Nature Reserve, O’Connor.

The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is K11.

For more information on the burn visit www.tams.act.gov.au or call Canberra Connect on 13 22 81.

Todays O’Connor control burn postponed

The ACT Territory and Municipal Services Directorate (TAMS) has postponed today’s controlled burn in bushland in Bruce Ridge Nature Reserve, O’Connor due to the weather.

Hazard reduction burn tomorrow at Lyons

The ACT Rural Fire Service (ACTRFS) will conduct a hazard reduction burn tomorrow, Saturday 12 May, 2012, weather permitting, from 10am till 6pm in the Oakey Hill Nature Reserve, Lyons, between Heysen Street and Hindmarsh Drive.

Two heavy tankers, two medium tankers, one light unit, a command vehicle and 20 personnel will conduct the burn covering a total area of approx seven hectares in size.

The purpose of the burn is to remove a fuel hazard.

The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is J13.