AVOID SMOKE – North Emerald fire

Warning level: ADVICE

Warning area: North Emerald

Smoke is currently affecting North Emerald.

What you should do:

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

– 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.

Impacts:

– 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.

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