Hazard reduction burn today at Mt Stromlo

The Australian National University (ANU) is today, Wednesday 28 August, 2013, conducting a hazard reduction burn near the Mount Stromlo Observatory, Stromlo.

The ACT Handy Map grid location for the burn is I13.

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.