Prescribed Burn - Tharwa

A prescribed burn is taking place today near Tharwa, south of Canberra.

Smoke and flames may be visible in the area while the burn is underway.

The burn is scheduled to take place from 4:30pm, weather permitting, and will be managed by the ACT Rural Fire Service.

These carefully controlled burns are an important tool for managing our land and reducing fire risk.

Call Triple Zero (000) if you see an unattended fire.