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Hazard reduction burns carried out

Firefighters managed four hazard reduction burns at Nicholls, Fraser and Latham on Wednesday night.

The largest fire, at Mount Rogers near Wickens Place in Fraser, covered 1.9 hectares and was supervised by 20 firefighters. The other fires were near Stedman Place and Cecins Place in Nicholls, and at Umbagong District Park, near Denny Street in Latham.

A spokesman for the ACT Emergency Services Agency said conditions had been favourable.