Hazard reduction burn today in Tharwa

The Territory and Municipal Services Directorate (TAMS) will conduct a hazard reduction burn in Tharwa today weather permitting.

The burn, just under eight hectares, will be conducted adjacent to Tidbinbilla Road, west of Union Street in Tharwa.

Temporary smoke cover may occur in the area. Every effort is made to conduct the burns in weather conditions that will minimise the impact of smoke.

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 breathing difficulties.