Hazard reduction burns at Oaks Estate, Hume

A hazard reduction burn will be taking place at Oaks Estate.
A hazard reduction burn will be taking place at Oaks Estate.

The ACT Rural Fire Service will be conducting hazard reduction burns at Oaks Estate on Saturday.

The burn will take place at 130 Oaks Estate Road, Majura.

There will also be a burn on David Warren Road in Hume.

Residents are advised there may be smoke in the area and to not be alarmed.

Any fires suspected of not being attended to or causing concern should be reported immediately to emergency services on 000.

The ACT Emergency Services Agency said the burns are to reduce fire fuel loads, protect the community and improve ecosystem health.

They warned residents with breathing conditions to be aware of smoke. Information is available at the Asthma Australia website.