Hazard Reduction Notification - Bedford Ridge - Wednesday 25th May 2016


There will be a Bedford Ridge Hazard Reduction, weather permitting, on Wednesday 25th May 2016.

Blue Mountains Bush Fire Management Committee

Hazard Reduction Notification

Please be advised that on behalf of the Blue Mountains Bush Fire Management Committee (BMBFMC), the National Parks and Wildlife Service and NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) intend to undertake Hazard Reduction (HR) burning, weather permitting, at the following location this week:

Date:                    Wednesday 25th May 2016
Name of HR:       Bedford Ridge
Location:            5 km South of Woodford
Size:                    169 hectares
Lead Agency:    National Parks and Wildlife Service
Under forecast conditions, smoke may affect mid-Mountains villages and the Great Western Highway. 
For health information relating to smoke from bush fires and hazard reduction burning, visit the NSW Health website or the Asthma Foundation.

Further information regarding these activities can be found at www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/hr
or download the Fires Near Me app.

For more information about National Parks alerts and closures contact NPWS Richmond office on 4588 2400 or or visit the National Parks website: www.nationalparks.nsw.qov.au/.

or by contacting

NSW Rural Fire Service
Blue Mountains District - 4784 7444

Superintendent David Jones
Executive Officer
On behalf of the Blue Mountains Bushfire Management Committee