Agricultural grassland burn at Tharwa

A private landholder is today, Wednesday 28 August, 2013, conducting an agricultural grassland burn on the property "Cuppa", Naas Road, Tharwa, near the Namadgi Visitors Centre.

The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is K16.

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.