Controlled burn at New Lambton Heights

FIRE and Rescue NSW crews will undertake a hazard control burn at Ridgeway Road, New Lambton Heights today.

Newcastle City Council parks and recreation services manager Deborah Alterator said the operation was designed to reduce the potential of bushfires.

Residents in Ridgeway Road and nearby streets are encouraged to take precautions against smoke, hot embers and heat. The controlled burn will start at 9am.

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