Hazard reduction burn today at Yarralumla

The National Capital Authority will conduct a control burn today, Sunday 12 May, 2013, weather permitting, from 10am till 5pm at Yarramundi grasslands, Yarralumla.

The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is K12.

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.

For more information on the burn please visit www.nationalcapital.gov.au