Fire and Emergency Services are aware of a permitted burn near Hill Road, Edmonton. The fire is posing no threat to property at this time. Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions as smoke is impacting the Bruce Highway and blowing towards Cairns city.
Nearby residents may be affected by a smoke haze throughout the day. Residents are asked to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, keep medications close by. If residents are concerned their property is under threat, they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately.