A PRESCRIBED burn will probably be performed at Cooleman Ridge Nature Reserve on Sunday (January 8).

The prescribed burn, a part of the ACT’s annual Bushfire Operations Plan, which will probably be close to Chapman is being performed to scale back the hearth hazard within the reserve and assist defend close by houses, says ACT Parks and Conservation. 

Skilled fireplace managers will conduct and oversee the burning operation with help from the ACT Rural Fireplace Service.

As a part of managing the prescribed burn to its conclusion, a buffer zone will probably be created across the perimeter of every prescribed burn.

The general public is requested to not name emergency triple-zero except they see any unattended fireplace.

See the location map of the burn website.


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