ACT fire upgraded

A bushfire burning out of control in the south-west region of the ACT has been upgraded to Watch and Act status.

Smoke for this fire is affecting the eastern part of the region, including Captains Flat and Braidwood.

There is a Total Fire Ban in place for today, with north-westerly winds strengthening over the next couple of hours and temperatures in the low 30s expected ahead of a cool change tomorrow morning.

For updates, check the RFS website: www.rfs.nsw.gov.au