Bushfire season to end tonight

The ACT Emergency Services Agency Commissioner Dominic Lane has announced that the official 2014/2015 bushfire season for the ACT will conclude tonight, 31 March, 2015 at 11.59pm.

Since the bushfire season commenced on 1 October 2014, a total of two Total Fire Ban days were declared.

During the bushfire season up to today, 31 March, 2015, ACT Fire & Rescue and the ACT Rural Fire Service attended a total of 135 grass and bushfires.

Unless conditions warrant a change, the ACT bushfire season will recommence on 1 October, 2015.