A private landholder will today, Monday 12 May 2014, weather permitting, conduct an agricultural burn on the property “Avonley”, Majura Road, Majura.
The burn is expected to continue through the day and includes a large grass paddock.
The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is M11.
Temporary smoke cover may occur.
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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.
(ESA Media Release)