AVOID SMOKE HAZARD REDUCTION BURN – Townsville fire

Warning level: ADVICE

Warning area: James Cook University, Douglas, Annandale, Riverside Gardens and surrounding areas

Smoke is currently affecting James Cook University, Douglas, Annandale, Riverside Gardens 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.

Impacts:

– 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 smoke information

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