Agricultural grassland burn at Majura today

A private landholder is today, Saturday, 24 August, 2013, conducting an agricultural grassland burn on Majura Road, Majura.

The burn is expected to commence at 2pm.

The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is M11.

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.