24 August 2011

Tharwa grassfire

| johnboy
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The ACT Rural Fire Service has extinguished a large grass fire south of Tharwa this afternoon.

The ACTRFS was alerted to the fire near the Cupacumbalong Woolshed on Nass Road just after 3:30pm.

A total of five fire units responded to the scene and extinguished the blaze which is believed to have started from a private landholder hazard reduction burn nearby.

Crews are currently mopping up.

5:03pm Wednesday 24 August 2011

Grass fire near Tharwa extinguished The fire covered an estimated 15 hectares in size.

5:18pm Wednesday 24 August 2011

[Courtesy ESA]

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