**QFES has been made aware there is a planned burn being undertaken in this area. Please refer to the QFES Facebook page for a smoke alert.**

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Hinchinbrook Island – bushfire as at 11.38am Wed 5 Dec

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) is aware of a bushfire burning in rugged, inaccessible land on Hinchinbrook Island. Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) continues to monitor this blaze which is posing no threat to property at this time. Smoke may affect people in Cardwell. Residents should close windows and doors and keep their respiratory 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.

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Hinchinbrook Island – bushfire as at 2.15pm Mon 3 Dec

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) is aware of a bushfire burning in rugged, inaccessible land on Hinchinbrook Island. Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) is monitoring this blaze which is posing no threat to property at this time. Smoke may affect people in Cardwell. Residents should close windows and doors and keep their respiratory 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.