AVOID SMOKE HAZARD REDUCTION BURN – Kolonga north of Gin Gin fire 30 July

Warning level: ADVICE

Warning area: The Bruce Highway at Kolonga, Kolonga, Rosedale, Lowmead and surrounding areas.

Smoke is currently affecting The Bruce Highway at Kolonga, Kolonga, Rosedale, Lowmead and surrounding areas.. This is a hazard reduction burn.

What you should do:

– Follow health guidance and monitor live air quality information by clicking the smoke information link below.

– Avoid driving through smoke where possible and be aware of firefighters working in the area.

– Stay indoors, and close windows and doors.

– Keep respiratory medication close by.


– Reduced air quality may cause health impacts for some people.

– Smoke may reduce visibility and affect driving conditions.

Further information:

– Further updates will be provided if required.

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Click here for road closure information or call 13 19 40.

Click here for smoke information

Warning Area:

– QFES Regions: 2 Central Region, 4 North Coast Region

– Councils: Bundaberg Regional Council, Gladstone Regional Council

– Suburbs: Abbotsford (4670), Avondale (4670), Gaeta (4671), Kolonga (4671), Lake Monduran (4671), Molangul (4671), Monduran (4671), Mullett Creek (4670), Rosedale (Bundaberg Regional Council) (4671), Takilberan (4671), Watalgan (4670), Waterloo (4673), Winfield (4670), Yandaran (4673), Berajondo (4674), Euleilah (4674), Gindoran (4676), Lowmead (4676), Mount Maria (4674), Rosedale (Gladstone Regional Council) (4671)

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