Hazard reduction burn at Uriarra Village tomorrow

Territory and Municipal Services (TAMS) will conduct a controlled burn tomorrow, Wednesday 3 October 2012, in land adjacent to Brindabella Road, Uriarra Village.

The burn will be approximately 20 hectares in size.

The ACT Handy Map grid reference or the burn is H12.

Temporary smoke cover may occur. Every effort is made to conduct the burns in weather conditions that will minimise the impact of smoke in the area.

The Health Directorate advises that people with asthma, other chronic respiratory and/or chronic cardiac diseases should not perform vigorous exercise and should stay inside if affected by the smoke.

People with asthma in particular should continue their medication and consult their general practitioner if they have any difficulties.