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Giralang grass fire

By johnboy - 15 November 2013 0

ACT Fire & Rescue and the ACT Rural Fire Service is currently working to extinguish a grass fire burning at William Slim Drive and the Barton Hwy, Giralang.

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

ACT Fire & Rescue and the ACT Rural Fire Service have six units on scene.

The fire is located near grass and pine trees

The fire is approximately 100 metres x 50 metres in size and is under control.

The fire is burning at a slow rate.

The Fire Danger Rating where this fire is burning is LOW-MODERATE.

Fires burning in LOW-MODERATE conditions can be easily controlled.

There is little to no risk to life and property in the urban or rural areas of the ACT.

4:44 PM

Grass fire has been extinguished.

Crews will depart the scene shortly after mopping up operations.

5:03pm

[Courtesy ESA]

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