Prescribed burn at Coromandel East

Date posted: 24 Apr. 2024

A prescribed burn is planned at Coromandel East in the Mount Lofty Ranges on Friday 26 April 2024, weather conditions permitting.

  • The prescribed burn will start at 11.45am and is likely to be completed by 6pm the same day.
  • The area to be burnt is 4.8 hectares on private land on Ackland Hill Road.
  • The burn is part of the National Parks and Wildlife Service’s (NPWS) Burning on Private Lands program and is stage 2 in a series of burns aiming to reduce the bushfire risk to the area while creating positive weed management and biodiversity outcomes.
  • No roads or tracks will be closed.
  • Smoke may be visible from Ackland Hill Road and Woodcutters Road.
  • No public roads will be affected by smoke.
  • NPWS crews will remain on site until safe.

NPWSSA conducts a statewide program of prescribed burns to reduce the spread and intensity of bushfires, protect communities and enhance biodiversity. Prescribed burning is just one tool used to reduce fuel loads across strategic areas of public and private land.

Prescribed burns will only be carried out when it is deemed safe to do so and may be cancelled at short notice.

For the most up-to-date information and to find a list of planned prescribed burns, visit the DEW website.

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