Mt Bedford Hazard Reduction Monday 4 April 2016


The will be a Hazard Reduction burn taking place at Mount Bedford  on Monday 4 April 2016 (weather dependent) by NPWS.

This notification is for a re-scheduled event. The burn was originally scheduled to take place last week, however, the operation was postponed due to an unfavourable weather forecast.

 Hazard Reduction Notification

Please be advised that on behalf of the Blue Mountains Bush Fire Management Committee crews from the National Parks and Wildlife Service intend undertaking hazard reduction operations, weather permitting, at the following location:

Date                  Monday 4 April 2016
Name of HR      Mt Bedford
Location           Blue Mountains National Park, south of the Ingar Trial.
                          5 km SE of Wentworth Falls, Bullaburra, and 4km south of Lawson, Hazelbrook & 
Size                   700 hectares
Lead Agency   National Parks and Wildlife Service
Duration           1 day followed by patrol
Closure            Ingar Trail
                          Ingar Day use camping area
                          Andersons Fire Trail (between Murphies access road and Kings Tablelands Road)

For more information on planned hazard reduction burns, visit the Rural Fire Service website: 

For more information about National Park closures contact the NPWS Heritage Centre on 4787 8877 or visit the National Parks website: .

Please distribute through your local networks, social media and other channels as appropriate.


Richard Kingswood 

Manager, Upper Mountains Area 

National Parks and Wildlife Service