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This week local brigades attended 2 separate grass fires started by discarded fire place ashes. These fires were located at Bombala and Cooma. Whilst both fires were easily contained it is another reminder to take care when you discard your ashes ... See MoreSee Less

This week local brigades attended 2 separate grass fires started by discarded fire place ashes. These fires were located at Bombala and Cooma. Whilst both fires were easily contained it is another reminder to take care when you discard your ashesImage attachmentImage attachment

A Severe Weather Warning for DAMAGING WINDS has been issued for people in Illawarra, Snowy Mountains and parts of South Coast, Central Tablelands, Southern Tablelands, South West Slopes and Australian Capital Territory Forecast Districts.
Burning in African Lovegrass has risks under these conditions
If you find yourself having to burn consider the following
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A Severe Weather Warning for DAMAGING WINDS has been issued for people in Illawarra, Snowy Mountains and parts of South Coast, Central Tablelands, Southern Tablelands, South West Slopes and Australian Capital Territory Forecast Districts.
Burning in African Lovegrass has risks under these conditions
If you find yourself having to burn consider the following

Strong westerly winds are forecast for parts of NSW again this weekend. Wind gusts as high as 90km/h are likely. Landowners intending to burn, please assess the weather conditions and postpone your burn if necessary. Remember to notify your local fire authority and your neighbours at least 24 hours before lighting up. www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/notify ... See MoreSee Less

Grasslands across the Snowy Monaro are showing signs of winter curing. With winds forecast over the next few days, Monaro Team Rural Fire Service are reminding residents to check any previous fires you may have lit for re-ignition. This includes discarded ashes from your fire place. Grass fires can spread fast regardless of the temperature. ... See MoreSee Less

Grasslands across the Snowy Monaro are showing signs of winter curing. With winds forecast over the next few days, Monaro Team Rural Fire Service are reminding residents to check any previous fires you may have lit for re-ignition. This includes discarded ashes from your fire place. Grass fires can spread fast regardless of the temperature.

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Extreme lying greens say there is no grass.its been destroyed by brumbies.these green flogs have a lot to answer for.lies lies lies

Grasslands across the Monaro are showing signs of winter curing, this is particularly evident in African Love Grass. With winds forecast over the next few days, check any previous fires you may have lit for re-ignition. This includes discarded ashes from your fire place. Grass fires can spread fast regardless of the temperature. ... See MoreSee Less

Grasslands across the Monaro are showing signs of winter curing, this is particularly evident in African Love Grass. With winds forecast over the next few days, check any previous fires you may have lit for re-ignition. This includes discarded ashes from your fire place. Grass fires can spread fast regardless of the temperature.

Whilst we are in the midst of winter on the Monaro it’s never too early to start preparing for the oncoming fire season.
A number of Rural Fire Brigades have already indicated they will be participating in the Get Ready Weekend 11-12 September 2021.
Keep an eye out for details of your closest participating brigade when they become available.
www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/news-and-media/getready
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Whilst we are in the midst of winter on the Monaro it’s never too early to start preparing for the oncoming fire season.
A number of Rural Fire Brigades have already indicated they will be participating in the Get Ready Weekend 11-12 September 2021.
Keep an eye out for details of your closest participating brigade when they become available.
http://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/news-and-media/getready

Photos from Adaminaby Rural Fire Brigade's post ... See MoreSee Less

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Good work chaps controlling it,regard it as a backburn...

Even at this time of the year!

What went up at Bredbo today? Anyone know?

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