The ACT Rural Fire Service will today conduct a hazard reduction burn on Lake a Burley Griffin.
The burn, from midday until 5:00pm, will be conducted on behalf of the National Capital Authority on Springbank Island.
Smoke will be visible in the area.
The Health Directorate advises that people with asthma, other chronic respiratory and/or chronic cardiac diseases should not perform vigorous exercise and should stay inside if affected by the smoke. People with asthma in particular should continue their medication and consult their general practitioner if they have any difficulties.
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(ESA Media Release)