Prescribed burn at Ironbank

Date posted: 16 Apr. 2024

A prescribed burn is planned on private land at Ironbank, in the Adelaide Mount Lofty Ranges, on Wednesday 17 April, weather conditions permitting.

  • The burn will start at 11.00am on Wednesday 17 April and is likely to be completed by 4:00pm that afternoon.
  • The area to be burnt is 4.8 hectares on private land between Wooly Butt Road and Coat Road Ironbank
  • This is part of a series of burns which aims to reduce the risk of bushfire impacting on the community of Ironbank
  • No road closures will be in place.
  • Wooly Butt and Ironbank Roads may be impacted by smoke.
  • National Parks and Wildlife Service 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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