ESA Bush/Grass fire - ADVICE

ACT Rural Fire Service and ACT Fire & Rescue are working to extinguish a grass and forest fire burning at Narrabundah Hill near Duffy.

The Bushfire Alert and Warning Level for this fire has been set at ADVICE.

There are seven units and a grader on scene.

The fire is approximately two hectares in size and is being controlled.

The fire is burning at a slow rate and is heading in a easterly direction toward Duffy.

The Fire Danger Rating where this fire is burning is HIGH.

Fires burning in HIGH conditions can be controlled.

Well prepared and actively defended houses can offer safety during a fire.

Embers may be blown ahead of the fire.

Spot fires can occur close to the main fire.

For your survival leaving is the best option. You should relocate to the location identified in your Bushfire Survival Plan.

The ESA advises you to monitor the situation for any changes through local ACT media outlets, the ESA website, ESA Twitter account @ACT_ESA, ESA Facebook account @ACT Emergency Services Agency, the national version of the Fires Near Me mobile device App or by calling Access Canberra on 13 22 81.

This advice should be read in conjunction with current weather conditions. Current weather observations can be found on the Bureau of Meteorology website