Agricultural grassland burn at Lanyon continues today

A private landholder is today, Wednesday, 21 August, 2013, continuing a grassland agricultural burn at Lanyon Homestead, Tharwa Drive.

The burn is expected to be completed this afternoon.

The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is J16.

Temporary smoke cover may occur.

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.