AVOID SMOKE – Rasmussen near Townsville fire

Warning level:

Warning area: Rasmussen and surrounding suburbs

is currently affecting Rasmussen and surrounding suburbs.

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:

here for current QFES Incidents and warnings.

here for bushfire preparation tips.

Follow QFES on Facebookand Twitter.

here for road closure information or call 13 19 40.

here for smoke information.

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