Hazard reduction burn tonight in Lyneham

The ACT Rural Fire Service (ACTRFS) will assist a private landowner with a hazard reduction burn tonight, weather permitting, at Thoroughbred Park on Randwick Rd, Lyneham.

The burn will commence from 6pm till 10pm.

Three tankers and 10 personnel will conduct the burn of a pile of prunings and grass clippings.

Temporary smoke cover may occur in the areas around the burn locations. Every effort is made to conduct the burn 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.