There will be plenty of smoke around the Fernleigh Loop on Thursday due to hazard reduction burns.
The Rural Fire Service is conducting the burns along Highfields Parade south west of Gun Club Road and across to the Fernleigh Loop, Highfields.
“There may be some smoke and fire activity visible from local roadways during and after the hazard reduction operations,” a NSW RFS spokesman said.
“Motorists in these areas should slow down and take care if driving through smoke, including keeping windows up and turning their headlights on.
“Residents in these areas should take the appropriate precautions including keeping doors and windows closed, remove washing from clothes lines and ensure any pets are in a protected area.”
There are more hazard reduction burns planned for this week:
5 hectares - to rear of properties off Macquarie St, Morisset, commencing approximately 10am to be completed approximately 6pm.
14 hectares – bushland off Victoria, Barton, Bayton and Dyson Dr Norah Head, commencing approximately 10am to be completed approximately 8pm
Should weather conditions change the burns will be postponed.
For more information visit rfs.nsw.gov.au.
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