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Control burns 16th and 17th May

By 16 May 2014

A private landholder will today (Friday 16 May, 2014) and tomorrow (Saturday 17 May, 2014), weather permitting conduct a hazard reduction burn on Parkwood Road, west of Macgregor.
Also, tomorrow, weather permitting, the ACT Rural Fire Service will assist the National Capital Authority with a hazard reduction burn north-east of the National Zoo and Aquarium at [...]

Continued controlled burns on Cooleman Ridge

By 8 January 2014

This just in from TAMS:
Territory and Municipal Services (TAMS) wishes to advise the public that, weather permitting, controlled burns will continue tomorrow, Thursday 9 January 2014, in the Cooleman Ridge Nature Reserve.

Cooleman Ridge burn

By 7 January 2014

Territory and Municipal Services (TAMS) wishes to advise the public that, weather permitting, two controlled burns will be conducted tomorrow, Wednesday 8 January 2014, in the Cooleman Ridge Nature Reserve.
The combined burn area is approximately 15 hectares in size.
“The forecasted weather conditions for tomorrow are favourable for undertaking controlled burns, with cool temperatures and low [...]

Smoke lingering but no planned burns today

By 18 December 2013

Following yesterday’s controlled burns some smoke remains visible across the ACT.
ACT Territory and Municipal Services (TAMS) crews are patrolling sites in O’Connor, Gordon, Isaacs and Gilmore, conducting mopping up operations.
The ACT Emergency Services Agency has received a number of calls from the public concerned about smoke haze.
If you see a fire without a crew or [...]

And the burns go on

By 17 December 2013

Territory and Municipal Services wishes to advise the public that, weather permitting, controlled burns will continue across Canberra today, Tuesday 17 December 2013, at the following locations:
– O’Connor Ridge Nature Reserve, adjacent to Dryandra Street, O’Connor
– Isaacs Ridge Nature Reserve, adjacent to Isaacs
– Aranda Spine.
Controlled burns will also be carried out at the following locations [...]

Burn baby burn

By 16 December 2013

Territory and Municipal Services (TAMS) wishes to advise the public that, weather permitting, four controlled burns will be conducted today, Monday 16 December 2013.
These burns were originally scheduled to take place over the weekend but were postponed due to unfavourable weather conditions.
Burns will be undertaken at:
O’Connor, between Dryandra Street and Barry Drive
O’Connor Ridge Nature Reserve, [...]

Gordon burn going ahead

By 13 December 2013

Several controlled burns planned for this weekend have been postponed by the ACT Territory and Municipal Services Directorate (TAMS).
However, the ACT Rural Fire Service is conducting a hazard reduction burn tomorrow, Saturday December 14, 2013, at Amber Ridge in Gordon.
Weather permitting, 20 personnel will be on site from 10am with two heavy tankers, three medium [...]

A weekend of burning – CANCELLED

By 13 December 2013

Territory and Municipal Services wishes to advise the public that, weather permitting, several controlled burns will be conducted on the weekend (14/15 December).
Burns will be undertaken at:
• O’Connor, between Dryandra St and Barry Drive
• O’Connor Ridge Nature Reserve, adjacent to Dryandra [...]

Hazard reduction burn in Farrer tomorrow

By 30 November 2013

From the ESA:
The ACT Rural Fire Service will be undertaking a hazard reduction burn on Yamba Drive, Farrer, tomorrow, Sunday, 1 December, 2013 from 9:15am, weather permitting.
Six heavy tankers, one medium tanker, three command vehicles and 35 personnel will conduct the burn.
The size will be approximately 3.4 hectares.
The ACT Handy Map grid reference for [...]

Majura Road Burn

By 26 November 2013

The ACT Rural Fire Service will be undertaking a hazard reduction burn on the property ‘Glenlyle’, Majura Road, Majura tonight, Tuesday, 26 November, 2013 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm, weather permitting.
The size of the pile burn will be approximately 10 metres x 3 metres.
Two tankers from the Gungahlin Brigade will be on site.
The ACT Handy Map [...]

Rivett burn

By 6 November 2013

ACT Rural Fire Service will be undertaking a hazard reduction burn at the Canberra Equestrian Centre off Eucumbene Drive in Rivett. This burn is scheduled to take place from 7pm on Thursday, 7 November weather permitting.
The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is J14.
Temporary smoke cover may occur. Every effort is made to [...]

Jerra wetlands burn

By 30 October 2013

Territory and Municipal Services wishes to advise the public that, weather permitting, a controlled burn will be conducted tomorrow, Thursday 31 October 2013, at Jerrabomberra Wetlands Nature Reserve.
[Courtesy TAMS]

Majura Road burn

By 28 October 2013

ACT Fire & Rescue will be undertaking a hazard reduction burn at a training facility along Majura Road. This burn is scheduled to take place between 9:00am and 12:00pm on Monday, 28 October or Tuesday, 29 October weather permitting.
The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is M12.
Temporary smoke cover may occur. Every effort [...]

Tharwa burn

By 15 October 2013

The ACT Rural Fire Service Southern Brigade will tomorrow, Wednesday 16 October, 2013, weather permitting, conduct a hazard reduction burn at Cuppacumbalong grassland area, Tharwa.
One heavy tanker, one light unit, one Command vehicle and 10 personnel will conduct the burn at 5pm.
The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is J17.
Temporary smoke cover may [...]

A summer of burning

By 14 October 2013

Shane Rattenbury has laid out a plan to burn baby burn and keep the fuel loads in Canberra’s surrounds manageable:
“This year’s program proposes over 6500 hectares of hazard reduction burns at sites such as Aranda bushland, Black Mountain, Bruce/O’Connor Ridge, Cooleman Ridge, Kowen Forest, Namadgi, Red Hill and Wanniassa Hills. Hazard reduction involves much more [...]

Jerra burn

By 14 October 2013

Territory and Municipal Services (TAMS) wishes to advise the public that, weather permitting, a controlled burn will be conducted tomorrow, Tuesday 15 October 2013, at West Jerrabomberra Grasslands.
[Courtesy TAMS]

Isaacs burn postponed

By 1 October 2013

Territory and Municipal Services wishes to advise the public that the controlled burn scheduled for today, Tuesday 1 October 2013, at the Isaacs pine plantation has been postponed due to unfavourable weather.
The controlled burn will be rescheduled for a later date.
[Courtesy TAMS]

Isaacs burn

By 30 September 2013

Territory and Municipal Services (TAMS) wishes to advise the public that, weather permitting, a controlled burn will be conducted tomorrow, Tuesday 1 October 2013, at Isaacs pine plantation.
[Courtesy TAMS]

Belconnen burn

By 24 September 2013

A private landholder will today, Tuesday 24 September, 2013, weather permitting, conduct a small hazard reduction burn on the property “Belconnen Station”, Stockdill Drive, near the Belconnen Golf Club, Holt.
The pile burns are expected to commence from 8.30am and may last through the day.
The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the Holt burn is I10.
Temporary [...]

Belconnen and Curtin burns

By 23 September 2013

A private landholder will today, Monday 23 September, 2013, weather permitting, conduct a small hazard reduction burn on the property “Belconnen Station”, Stockdill Drive, near the Belconnen Golf Club, Holt.
The pile burns are expected to commence from 8.30am and may last through the day.
The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the Holt burn is I10.
Also, [...]

Stromlo burn

By 22 September 2013

The ACT Rural Fire Service will tomorrow, Sunday 22 September, 2013, assist a private landholder with an agricultural burn on the property “Spring Valley”, Uriarra Road, Mt Stromlo.
The burn will commence from 11am and is expected to finish at approximately 4pm.
Two heavy tankers and eight personnel will conduct the burn.
The ACT Handy Map grid reference [...]

Paddys River burn

By 20 September 2013

A private landholder is today conducting a hazard reduction burn, weather permitting, on the property of ‘Lambrigg’, Tidbinbilla Road, Paddys River.
The pile burn is expected to continue through the day and maybe into tomorrow morning.
The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is J15.
Temporary smoke cover may occur.
The Health Directorate advises that people with [...]

Belconnen Burn

By 14 September 2013

The ACT Rural Fire Service advise a private landholder will conduct an Agricultural burn today in Belconnen.
The burn will occur at the Belconnen Pony Club on Parkwood Road.
The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is I10.
Temporary smoke cover may occur.
The Health Directorate advises that people with asthma, other chronic respiratory and/or chronic cardiac [...]

Cottermouth Burn

By 11 September 2013

Scouts ACT will tomorrow, Thursday 12 September, 2013, weather permitting, carry out a small hazard reduction burn on the property ‘Camp Cottermouth’, Cotter Road in Stromlo.
The burn is planned to commence at 10am.
The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is H13.
Temporary smoke cover may affect the local area.
The Health Directorate advises that people [...]

Tharwa Drive burn

By 9 September 2013

The ACT Rural Fire Service will today, Monday 9 September, 2013, weather permitting, assist a private land holder with a hazard reduction burn on the property ‘South Lanyon’, Tharwa Drive in the district of Tuggeranong.
The burn will commence at 4:30pm on the eastern side of Tharwa Drive, in paddocks immediately north of the Tharwa [...]

Kowen Burn

By 8 September 2013

The ACT Rural Fire Service will today, Sunday 8 September, 2013, weather permitting, conduct a hazard reduction burn at Molonglo River, in grazing paddocks adjacent to the railway line, near Molonglo Gorge in Kowen.
Seven heavy tankers, three command vehicles and 25 personnel will conduct the burn of up to 14 hectares in size, which will [...]

Curtin burn

By 7 September 2013

The ACT Rural Fire Service advise today a private landholder will conduct a hazard reduction burn at Curtin.
The burn will occur at the ACT Equestrian Centre on the Cotter Road.
The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is K13.
Temporary smoke cover may occur in the area.
The Health Directorate advises that people with asthma, [...]

Pialligo burn

By 5 September 2013

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 [...]

Gordon burn

By 4 September 2013

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A private landholder will today, Wednesday 4 September, 2013 conduct a hazard reduction burn on the property “Jeggaline”, adjacent to the shearing shed, near the Murrumbidgee River Corridor, west of Gordon.
The burn could continue through the week.
The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is J16.
Temporary smoke cover may [...]

Mitchell, Barton, and Higgins burns

By 30 August 2013

Tomorrow, Saturday 31 August, 2013, weather permitting, The ACT Rural Fire Service (ACTRFS) will conduct two hazard reduction burns at Mitchell and Barton, with a private landholder also conducting a hazard reduction burn at Higgins.
Tomorrow, the ACTRFS Gungahlin Brigade will conduct three small pile burns near Thoroughbred Park on the corner of Randwick and Flemington [...]

Tharwa burn

By 28 August 2013

A private landholder is today, Wednesday 28 August, 2013, conducting an agricultural grassland burn on the property “Cuppa”, Naas Road, Tharwa, near the Namadgi Visitors Centre.
The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is K16.
Temporary smoke cover may occur.
The Health Directorate advises that people with asthma, other chronic respiratory and/or chronic cardiac diseases [...]

ANU burning on Stromlo

By 28 August 2013

The Australian National University (ANU) is today, Wednesday 28 August, 2013, conducting a hazard reduction burn near the Mount Stromlo Observatory, Stromlo.
The ACT Handy Map grid location for the burn is I13.
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 [...]

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