AVOID SMOKE – Leap near Mackay fire

Warning level: ADVICE

Warning area: The Leap and surrounding areas

Smoke is currently affecting The Leap and surrounding areas.

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.

– If you have a bushfire survival plan, refer to it now.


– There is no direct fire threat to property at this time.

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

– Smoke may reduce visibility and affect driving conditions.

– Roads may be closed.

Further information:

Click here for current QFES Incidents and warnings.

Click here for bushfire preparation tips.

– Follow QFES on Facebook and Twitter.

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

Click here for smoke information.

Warning Area:

– QFES Regions: 2 Central Region

– Councils: Mackay Regional Council

– Suburbs: Balnagowan (4740), Habana (4740), Hampden (4741), The Leap (4740)

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