Symonston hazard burn on private land

As well as the controlled burn today, Tuesday 15 April, 2014 at Cook by the Territory and Municipal Services Directorate, a second hazard reduction burn will be conducted in the ACT today by a private landholder.

The burn will be undertaken at Mugga Lane, Symonston.

The burn of logs and stumps could smoulder through the week.

The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is L13.

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.