Lakewood hazard reduction burn on Sunday, August 12

A hazard reduction burn will take place in council reserve between the caravan park and Queenslake Sailing Club in Lakewood on Sunday, August 12. 

Port Macquarie-Hastings Council in partnership with Fire and Rescue NSW (F&R NSW) and the Rural Fire Service (RFS) will manage the burn process. 

The burn will start at around 8.30am and continue through to late afternoon.

Residents can expect smoke in the vicinity and some water discolouration for up to three days due to the use of hydrants and powerful water flushing.

Ocean Drive will be partially closed and traffic management will be operational during the burn to ensure the safety of motorists.

Residents with questions or concerns regarding the hazard reduction burn are advised call council on 6581 8111.