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Old Mill Hazard Reduction progress update for Wednesday 13th May
Yesterday's RFS crews worked until nightfall consolidating containment lines.
Crews have returned today and have recommenced lighting. Ignition of this burn is expected to be completed today after which patrolling will commence.
Wind forecast for today Wednesday 13 May, is expected to be Westerly, shifting to the South West for the afternoon and into tomorrow.
Smoke is expected to affect Scott’s Road, Pygmy Possum Place, Woodlands Drive Coventry Close and localities further to the East including Binjura and Bunyan Vale.
PRECAUTIONS:
• Avoid smoke by closing all doors and windows in your house
• Avoid driving in smoke
• Beware of fire tankers in your street Cooperate with fire fighters
This hazard reduction can be viewed on the "Fires near Me" app. and for further advice visit the RFS web page www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/fire-information/hazard-reductions
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Old Mill Hazard Reduction progress update for Wednesday 13th May
Yesterdays RFS crews worked until nightfall consolidating containment lines.
Crews have returned today and have recommenced lighting. Ignition of this burn is expected to be completed today after which patrolling will commence.
Wind forecast for today Wednesday 13 May, is expected to be Westerly, shifting to the South West for the afternoon and into tomorrow.
Smoke is expected to affect Scott’s Road, Pygmy Possum Place, Woodlands Drive Coventry Close and localities further to the East including Binjura and Bunyan Vale.
PRECAUTIONS: 
• Avoid smoke by closing all doors and windows in your house
• Avoid driving in smoke
• Beware of fire tankers in your street Cooperate with fire fighters
This hazard reduction can be viewed on the Fires near Me app. and for further advice visit the RFS web page https://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/fire-information/hazard-reductionsImage attachment

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Good job RFS, nothing to say this summer won’t come and burn all that is left from last summer. Excellent forward planning, keep it up. 👍🏻

Are u going to do the NORTH RIDGE Cooma SOON

Hazard Reduction progress update
RFS crews commenced work on Old Mill hazard reduction this morning 12/5/20.This burn is located to the North West of Cooma. The Incident Controller has reported the burn is going in as planned. A few photos have been sent through for your viewing. This hazard reduction can be accessed on the "Fires near Me" app and on the RFS web page www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/fire-information/hazard-reductions
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Hazard Reduction progress update
RFS crews commenced work on Old Mill hazard reduction this morning 12/5/20.This burn is located to the North West of Cooma. The Incident Controller has reported the burn is going in as planned. A few photos have been sent through for your viewing. This hazard reduction can be accessed on the Fires near Me app and on the RFS web page https://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/fire-information/hazard-reductionsImage attachmentImage attachment

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Great Could u please consider the NORTH RIDGE that is nearly dead and surrounds Cooma North the Cooma CBD to Zalka Heights As u know Cooma North homes were built in the 1950-60s and is still full of A 100 metres gap between Cooma North would be a good start

Thanks, guys, job well done.

Well done RFS - saw the smoke driving into Cooma today and thought a good day for it. Love your work!

AND, patrolling at 11.30 at night! You really couldn't have done a more responsible job. Thank you all, so very much!

Spectacular success!

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Hazard Reduction burns going ahead this week
NPWS crews have today Monday 11th May, commenced a 859ha hazard reduction burn to the West of Numbla Vale. Smoke will be visible for the next few days.
RFS crews will also commenced a planned hazard reduction burn to the North West of Cooma tomorrow Tuesday 12th May.
Smoke may impact Cooma and Middle flat during the day and overnight.
If an overnight inversion forms smoke may concentrate locally around Woodlands Drive as well as low lying areas in Cooma.

Both these burns were delayed due to the passage of several cold fronts that bought strong wind warnings for the Monaro over the weekend.
These hazard reductions will be on the "Fires Near Me" app, and on the RFS web page www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/fire-information/hazard-reductions
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Hazard Reduction burns going ahead this week
NPWS crews have today Monday 11th  May, commenced a 859ha hazard reduction burn to the West of Numbla Vale. Smoke will be visible for the next few days.
RFS crews will also commenced a planned hazard reduction burn to the North West of Cooma tomorrow  Tuesday 12th  May. 
Smoke may impact Cooma and Middle flat during the day and overnight.
If an overnight inversion forms smoke may concentrate locally around Woodlands Drive as well as low lying areas in Cooma.

Both these burns were delayed due to the passage of several cold fronts that bought strong wind warnings for the Monaro over the weekend.
These hazard reductions will be on the Fires Near Me app, and on the RFS web page https://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/fire-information/hazard-reductions

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Old Mill Hazard Reduction postponed
Due to a severe weather warning for damaging winds the Old Mill Hazard Reduction that was to commence tomorrow, 8th May has postponed until Tuesday 12th May 2020 when conditions are expected to ease. This burn is located 5km to the North West of Cooma.
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Old Mill Hazard Reduction postponed
Due to a severe weather warning for damaging winds the Old Mill Hazard Reduction that was to commence tomorrow, 8th May has postponed until Tuesday 12th May 2020 when conditions are expected to ease. This burn is located 5km to the North West of Cooma.

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I think you should edit the dates🤣🤣🤣

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Alison Oakley

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