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Hazard reduction burn: Peter Meadows Road, Kentlyn

Publish on 28 Apr 2021 All suburbs Airds, Ambarvale, Bardia, Blair Athol, Blairmount, Bow Bowing, Bradbury, Campbelltown, Claymore, Denham Court, Eagle Vale, Englorie Park, Eschol Park, Gilead, Glen Alpine, Glenfield, Gregory Hills, Holsworthy, Ingleburn, Kearns, Kentlyn, Leumeah, Long Point, Macquarie Fields, Macquarie Links, Menangle Park, Minto, Minto Heights, Mount Annan, Raby, Rosemeadow, Ruse, St Andrews, St Helens Park, Varroville, Wedderburn, Woodbine, Woronora Dam,

Due to a planned hazard reduction burn being conducted by the NSW Rural Fire Service, there will be limited access to Peter Meadows Road, Kentlyn on Saturday 1 May 2021, weather permitting.

Hazard reduction burning fireman in bushland

This rescheduled burn will be undertaken in the bushland between Peter Meadows Road and Old Kent Road, Kentlyn.

The purpose of the controlled burn is to reduce bush fire fuel levels and provide protection to local community assets.

There will be limited access to Peter Meadows Road on Saturday 1 May 2021 while crews work along the roadside. Plan ahead as delays are expected due to traffic diversions in place. 

Live close to the burn area?

People in the area may see smoke and ash throughout the burn and are encouraged to take necessary precautions to protect yourself and your property by:

  • Preventing smoke entering buildings by closing doors and windows
  • Covering outdoor furniture and retracting pool covers to prevent ember damage
  • Removing washing from clotheslines
  • Making sure pets have a sheltered area and plenty of water
  • If you have asthma or a lung condition, reduce outdoor activities. If smoke levels are high and if shortness of breath or coughing develops, take you reliever medicine or seek medical advice
  • Motorists should slow down, keep windows up and turn headlights on.

For your safety, we strongly advise you not to enter recently burnt bushlands to aid post fire restoration.

Further information and updates

As hazard reduction activity is weather dependant, and subject to change, keep checking back for updates. You can also stay up to date through the following channels:

Found a sick or injured wild animal?

Contact your nearest veterinarian, or one of these wildlife carer organisations as soon as you can to receive expert advice on how to handle and arrange treatment for sick or injured wild animals:

WIRES (Wildlife Information Rescue and Education Service)
www.wires.org.au or 1300 094 737

Sydney Metropolitan Wildlife Services
www.sydneywildlife.org.au or 02 9413 4300

Wildlife Rescue Australia
www.wildliferescue.net.au or 1300 596 457

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