Hazard reduction burn tonight at Pialligo

The ACT Rural Fire Service Jerrabomberra Brigade will tonight, Thursday 5 September, 2013, weather permitting, assist a private landholder with a hazard reduction burn at Pialligo Estate Winery, Kallaroo Road, Pialligo.

The burn of two piles will commence at 7pm.

The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is M12.

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.