Territory And Municipal Services is giving notice that they’re burning off in Melrose Valley near Gilmore today.
Territory and Municipal Services wishes to advise the public that (weather permitting) a controlled burn will be conducted tomorrow, Tuesday 30 August 2011, at Melrose Valley, east of the Monaro Highway near the suburb of Gilmore. The burn is approximately 9.1 hectares in size.
Like in all controlled burns, safety will be of paramount importance. Experienced fire managers, supported by trained fire-fighters, will conduct the burning operations.
Temporary smoke cover may occur. Every effort is made to conduct the burns in weather conditions that will minimise the impact of smoke in the area.