Takura west of Hervey Bay – bushfire

Rural Fire Service (RFS) crews are on scene at a bushfire burning between Mungomery Road and Burgowan Road, Takura. This fire broke out earlier today and is posing no threat to property at this time. Firefighters are working to control the blaze with the use of heavy machinery and will continue to monitor the area overnight. Residents in Hervey Bay and surrounding communities are advised a large hazard reduction burn will be conducted tomorrow to secure the fire. Nearby residents may be affected by a smoke haze. Residents are asked to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, keep medications close by. Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions. If residents are concerned their property is under threat, they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately.

/Public Release. The material in this public release comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here.