Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are no longer required on scene at this incident. There is no longer fire activity at this location however smoke from other fires nearby may affect residents. If affected, residents should close windows and doors and keep respiratory medications close by. Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions. If people are concerned their property is under threat they should call Triple Zero (000) immediately. 

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STAY INFORMED: Rungoo as at 10.30am Tues 4 Dec

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE
 
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a vegetation fire in Rungoo.
 
You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes.
 
Currently as at 10.30am Tuesday 4 December, a vegetation fire is burning near an unnamed Rungoo road, in a south-easterly direction near the Cardwell Range. 
 
This fire is posing no threat to property at this time. QFES and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) crews continue to monitor the fire.
 
People in the area, including those at Bemerside in the vicinity of Mount Gardiner and Mount Cudmore, and those in the area from Long Pocket Road to Hawkins Creek, will be affected by smoke, which will reduce visibility and air quality. Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions.
 
Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you or your property are under threat.
 
WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:
• Listen to your local radio station or visit the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website for regular updates.
• If you have a bushfire survival plan, refer to it now and be ready to follow it.
• If you do not have a bushfire survival plan, or if your plan is to leave, identify where you will go if the situation changes.
• Close windows and doors to minimise smoke exposure.
• If you suffer from a respiratory condition, keep your medication close by.
• Drive with caution in low visibility conditions.
• Contact your neighbours to see if they need help preparing for the bushfire.
• Consider finding your essential items (e.g., identification documents, prescription medication, food and water, and protective clothing such as a long-sleeved cotton shirt and trousers, and boots) in case you need to leave.
• Consider what you will do to protect your pets and livestock.
• Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
• Advise family and friends of your intended actions if the situation changes.
KEEP UP TO DATE BY:
• Following QFES on Facebook (@QldFireandRescueService) and Twitter (@QldFES)
• Staying tuned to your local radio station. Find your local ABC radio station at https://radio.abc.net.au/help/offline and your local commercial radio station at http://www.commercialradio.com.au/find-a-station/queensland;
• Visiting the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website at www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/map
 
FURTHER INFORMATION:
• For bushfire preparation tips, visit the RFS website: www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/BushFire_Safety
• For information about road closures, call 13 19 40 or visit www.qldtraffic.qld.gov.au 
The next update will be provided when the situation changes.
 

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STAY INFORMED: Rungoo as at 3pm Mon 3 Dec 

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a vegetation fire in Rungoo.

You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes.

Currently as at 3pm Monday 3 December, a vegetation fire is burning near an unnamed Rungoo road, in a south-easterly direction near the Cardwell Range. 

This fire is posing no threat to property at this time. QFES and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) crews are monitoring the fire.

People in the area, including those at Bemerside in the vicinity of Mount Gardiner and Mount Cudmore, and those in the area from Long Pocket Road to Hawkins Creek, will be affected by smoke, which will reduce visibility and air quality. 

Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions.

Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you or your property are under threat.

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:
• Listen to your local radio station or visit the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website for regular updates.
• If you have a bushfire survival plan, refer to it now and be ready to follow it.
• If you do not have a bushfire survival plan, or if your plan is to leave, identify where you will go if the situation changes.
• Close windows and doors to minimise smoke exposure.
• If you suffer from a respiratory condition, keep your medication close by.
• Drive with caution in low visibility conditions.
• Contact your neighbours to see if they need help preparing for the bushfire.
• Consider finding your essential items (e.g., identification documents, prescription medication, food and water, and protective clothing such as a long-sleeved cotton shirt and trousers, and boots) in case you need to leave.
• Consider what you will do to protect your pets and livestock.
• Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
• Advise family and friends of your intended actions if the situation changes.

KEEP UP TO DATE BY:
• Following QFES on Facebook (@QldFireandRescueService) and Twitter (@QldFES)
• Staying tuned to your local radio station. Find your local ABC radio station at https://radio.abc.net.au/help/offline and your local commercial radio station at http://www.commercialradio.com.au/find-a-station/queensland;
• Visiting the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website at www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/map

FURTHER INFORMATION:
• For bushfire preparation tips, visit the RFS website: www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/BushFire_Safety
• For information about road closures, call 13 19 40 or visit www.qldtraffic.qld.gov.au 

The next update will be provided when the situation changes.

 

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STAY INFORMED: Rungoo as at 5.25pm Sun 2 Dec

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a vegetation fire in Rungoo.

You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes.

Currently as at 5.25pm Sunday 2 December, a vegetation fire is burning near an unnamed Rungoo road, in a south-easterly direction near the Cardwell Range. 

This fire is posing no threat to property at this time. QFES and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) crews are monitoring the fire.

People in the area, including those at Bemerside in the vicinity of Mount Gardiner and Mount Cudmore, and those in the area from Long Pocket Road to Hawkins Creek, will be affected by smoke, which will reduce visibility and air quality. 

Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions.

Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you or your property are under threat.

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:
• Listen to your local radio station or visit the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website for regular updates.
• If you have a bushfire survival plan, refer to it now and be ready to follow it.
• If you do not have a bushfire survival plan, or if your plan is to leave, identify where you will go if the situation changes.
• Close windows and doors to minimise smoke exposure.
• If you suffer from a respiratory condition, keep your medication close by.
• Drive with caution in low visibility conditions.
• Contact your neighbours to see if they need help preparing for the bushfire.
• Consider finding your essential items (e.g., identification documents, prescription medication, food and water, and protective clothing such as a long-sleeved cotton shirt and trousers, and boots) in case you need to leave.
• Consider what you will do to protect your pets and livestock.
• Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
• Advise family and friends of your intended actions if the situation changes.

KEEP UP TO DATE BY:
• Following QFES on Facebook (@QldFireandRescueService) and Twitter (@QldFES)
• Staying tuned to your local radio station. Find your local ABC radio station at https://radio.abc.net.au/help/offline and your local commercial radio station at http://www.commercialradio.com.au/find-a-station/queensland;
• Visiting the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website at www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/map

FURTHER INFORMATION:
• For bushfire preparation tips, visit the RFS website: www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/BushFire_Safety
• For information about road closures, call 13 19 40 or visit www.qldtraffic.qld.gov.au 

The next update will be provided when the situation changes.

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STAY INFORMED: Rungoo as at 11.30am Sun 2 Dec 

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a vegetation fire in Rungoo.

You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes.

Currently as at 11.30am Sunday 2 December, a vegetation fire is burning near an unnamed Rungoo road, in a south-easterly direction near the Cardwell Range. 

This fire is posing no threat to property at this time. QFES and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) crews are monitoring the fire.

People in the area, including those at Bemerside in the vicinity of Mount Gardiner and Mount Cudmore, and those in the area from Long Pocket Road to Hawkins Creek, will be affected by smoke, which will reduce visibility and air quality. 

Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions.

Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you or your property are under threat.

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:
• Listen to your local radio station or visit the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website for regular updates.
• If you have a bushfire survival plan, refer to it now and be ready to follow it.
• If you do not have a bushfire survival plan, or if your plan is to leave, identify where you will go if the situation changes.
• Close windows and doors to minimise smoke exposure.
• If you suffer from a respiratory condition, keep your medication close by.
• Drive with caution in low visibility conditions.
• Contact your neighbours to see if they need help preparing for the bushfire.
• Consider finding your essential items (e.g., identification documents, prescription medication, food and water, and protective clothing such as a long-sleeved cotton shirt and trousers, and boots) in case you need to leave.
• Consider what you will do to protect your pets and livestock.
• Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
• Advise family and friends of your intended actions if the situation changes.

KEEP UP TO DATE BY:
• Following QFES on Facebook (@QldFireandRescueService) and Twitter (@QldFES)
• Staying tuned to your local radio station. Find your local ABC radio station at https://radio.abc.net.au/help/offline and your local commercial radio station at http://www.commercialradio.com.au/find-a-station/queensland;
• Visiting the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website at www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/map

FURTHER INFORMATION:
• For bushfire preparation tips, visit the RFS website: www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/BushFire_Safety
• For information about road closures, call 13 19 40 or visit www.qldtraffic.qld.gov.au 

The next update will be provided when the situation changes.

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STAY INFORMED: Rungoo as at 10.25am Sun 2 Dec

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a vegetation fire in Rungoo.

You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes.

Currently as at 10.25am Sunday 2 December, a vegetation fire is burning near an unnamed Rungoo road, in a south-easterly direction near the Cardwell Range.

This fire is posing no threat to property at this time. QFES and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) crews are monitoring the fire.

People in the area, including those at Bemerside in the vicinity of Mount Gardiner and Mount Cudmore, will be affected by smoke, which will reduce visibility and air quality. 

Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions.
Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you or your property are under threat.

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:
• Listen to your local radio station or visit the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website for regular updates.
• If you have a bushfire survival plan, refer to it now and be ready to follow it.
• If you do not have a bushfire survival plan, or if your plan is to leave, identify where you will go if the situation changes.
• Close windows and doors to minimise smoke exposure.
• If you suffer from a respiratory condition, keep your medication close by.
• Drive with caution in low visibility conditions.
• Contact your neighbours to see if they need help preparing for the bushfire.
• Consider finding your essential items (e.g., identification documents, prescription medication, food and water, and protective clothing such as a long-sleeved cotton shirt and trousers, and boots) in case you need to leave.
• Consider what you will do to protect your pets and livestock.
• Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
• Advise family and friends of your intended actions if the situation changes.

KEEP UP TO DATE BY:
• Following QFES on Facebook (@QldFireandRescueService) and Twitter (@QldFES)
• Staying tuned to your local radio station. Find your local ABC radio station at https://radio.abc.net.au/help/offline and your local commercial radio station at http://www.commercialradio.com.au/find-a-station/queensland;
• Visiting the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website at www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/map

FURTHER INFORMATION:
• For bushfire preparation tips, visit the RFS website: www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/BushFire_Safety
• For information about road closures, call 13 19 40 or visit www.qldtraffic.qld.gov.au

The next update will be provided when the situation changes.

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STAY INFORMED: Rungoo as at 5.35pm Sat 1 Dec

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a vegetation fire in Rungoo.

You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes.

Currently as at 5.35pm Saturday 1 December, a vegetation fire is burning near an unnamed Rungoo road, in a south-easterly direction near the Cardwell Range.

This fire is posing no threat to property at this time. QFES and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) crews are monitoring the fire.

People in the area, including those at Bemerside in the vicinity of Mount Gardiner and Mount Cudmore, will be affected by smoke, which will reduce visibility and air quality. 

Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions.
Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you or your property are under threat.

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:
• Listen to your local radio station or visit the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website for regular updates.
• If you have a bushfire survival plan, refer to it now and be ready to follow it.
• If you do not have a bushfire survival plan, or if your plan is to leave, identify where you will go if the situation changes.
• Close windows and doors to minimise smoke exposure.
• If you suffer from a respiratory condition, keep your medication close by.
• Drive with caution in low visibility conditions.
• Contact your neighbours to see if they need help preparing for the bushfire.
• Consider finding your essential items (e.g., identification documents, prescription medication, food and water, and protective clothing such as a long-sleeved cotton shirt and trousers, and boots) in case you need to leave.
• Consider what you will do to protect your pets and livestock.
• Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
• Advise family and friends of your intended actions if the situation changes.

KEEP UP TO DATE BY:
• Following QFES on Facebook (@QldFireandRescueService) and Twitter (@QldFES)
• Staying tuned to your local radio station. Find your local ABC radio station at https://radio.abc.net.au/help/offline and your local commercial radio station at http://www.commercialradio.com.au/find-a-station/queensland;
• Visiting the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website at www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/map

FURTHER INFORMATION:
• For bushfire preparation tips, visit the RFS website: www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/BushFire_Safety
• For information about road closures, call 13 19 40 or visit www.qldtraffic.qld.gov.au

The next update will be provided when the situation changes.

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STAY INFORMED: Rungoo as at 11.15am Sat 1 Dec

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a vegetation fire in Rungoo.

You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes.

Currently as at 11.15am Saturday 1 December, a vegetation fire is burning near an unnamed Rungoo road, in a south-easterly direction near the Cardwell Range.

This fire is posing no threat to property at this time. QFES and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) crews are monitoring the fire.

People in the area will be affected by smoke, which will reduce visibility and air quality. Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions.

Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you or your property are under threat.

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:
• Listen to your local radio station or visit the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website for regular updates.
• If you have a bushfire survival plan, refer to it now and be ready to follow it.
• If you do not have a bushfire survival plan, or if your plan is to leave, identify where you will go if the situation changes.
• Close windows and doors to minimise smoke exposure.
• If you suffer from a respiratory condition, keep your medication close by.
• Drive with caution in low visibility conditions.
• Contact your neighbours to see if they need help preparing for the bushfire.
• Consider finding your essential items (e.g., identification documents, prescription medication, food and water, and protective clothing such as a long-sleeved cotton shirt and trousers, and boots) in case you need to leave.
• Consider what you will do to protect your pets and livestock.
• Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
• Advise family and friends of your intended actions if the situation changes.

KEEP UP TO DATE BY:
• Following QFES on Facebook (@QldFireandRescueService) and Twitter (@QldFES)
• Staying tuned to your local radio station. Find your local ABC radio station at https://radio.abc.net.au/help/offline and your local commercial radio station at http://www.commercialradio.com.au/find-a-station/queensland;
• Visiting the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website at www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/map

FURTHER INFORMATION:
• For bushfire preparation tips, visit the RFS website: www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/BushFire_Safety
• For information about road closures, call 13 19 40 or visit www.qldtraffic.qld.gov.au

The next update will be provided when the situation changes.

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STAY INFORMED: Rungoo as at 7.15pm Fri 30 Nov

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a vegetation fire in Rungoo.

You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes.

Currently as at 7.15pm Friday 30 November, a vegetation fire is burning near an unnamed Rungoo road, in a south-easterly direction near the Cardwell Range.

This fire is posing no threat to property at this time. QFES and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) crews are monitoring the fire.

People in the area will be affected by smoke, which will reduce visibility and air quality. Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions.

Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you or your property are under threat.

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:
• Listen to your local radio station or visit the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website for regular updates.
• If you have a bushfire survival plan, refer to it now and be ready to follow it.
• If you do not have a bushfire survival plan, or if your plan is to leave, identify where you will go if the situation changes.
• Close windows and doors to minimise smoke exposure.
• If you suffer from a respiratory condition, keep your medication close by.
• Drive with caution in low visibility conditions.
• Contact your neighbours to see if they need help preparing for the bushfire.
• Consider finding your essential items (e.g., identification documents, prescription medication, food and water, and protective clothing such as a long-sleeved cotton shirt and trousers, and boots) in case you need to leave.
• Consider what you will do to protect your pets and livestock.
• Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
• Advise family and friends of your intended actions if the situation changes.

KEEP UP TO DATE BY:
• Following QFES on Facebook (@QldFireandRescueService) and Twitter (@QldFES)
• Staying tuned to your local radio station. Find your local ABC radio station at https://radio.abc.net.au/help/offline and your local commercial radio station at http://www.commercialradio.com.au/find-a-station/queensland;
• Visiting the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website at www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/map

FURTHER INFORMATION:
• For bushfire preparation tips, visit the RFS website: www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/BushFire_Safety
• For information about road closures, call 13 19 40 or visit www.qldtraffic.qld.gov.au

The next update will be provided when the situation changes.

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STAY INFORMED: Rungoo as at 10.25am Fri 30 Nov

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a vegetation fire in Rungoo.

You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes.

Currently as at 10.25am Friday 30 November, a vegetation fire is burning near an unnamed Rungoo road, in a south-easterly direction near the Cardwell Range.

This fire is posing no threat to property at this time. QFES and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) crews are working to contain the blaze.

People in the area will be affected by smoke, which will reduce visibility and air quality. Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions.
Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you or your property are under threat.

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:
• Listen to your local radio station or visit the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website for regular updates.
• If you have a bushfire survival plan, refer to it now and be ready to follow it.
• If you do not have a bushfire survival plan, or if your plan is to leave, identify where you will go if the situation changes.
• Close windows and doors to minimise smoke exposure.
• If you suffer from a respiratory condition, keep your medication close by.
• Drive with caution in low visibility conditions.
• Contact your neighbours to see if they need help preparing for the bushfire.
• Consider finding your essential items (e.g., identification documents, prescription medication, food and water, and protective clothing such as a long-sleeved cotton shirt and trousers, and boots) in case you need to leave.
• Consider what you will do to protect your pets and livestock.
• Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
• Advise family and friends of your intended actions if the situation changes.

KEEP UP TO DATE BY:
• Following QFES on Facebook (@QldFireandRescueService) and Twitter (@QldFES)
• Staying tuned to your local radio station. Find your local ABC radio station at https://radio.abc.net.au/help/offline and your local commercial radio station at http://www.commercialradio.com.au/find-a-station/queensland;
• Visiting the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website at www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/map

FURTHER INFORMATION:
• For bushfire preparation tips, visit the RFS website: www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/BushFire_Safety
• For information about road closures, call 13 19 40 or visit www.qldtraffic.qld.gov.au

The next update will be provided when the situation changes.

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STAY INFORMED:  Rungoo as at 11.30am Wed 28 Nov

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a vegetation fire in Rungoo.

You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes.

Currently as at 11.30am Wednesday 28 November, a vegetation fire is burning near an unnamed Rungoo road, in a south-easterly direction near the Cardwell Range.

This fire is posing no threat to property at this time. Firefighters are working to contain the blaze.

People in the area will be affected by smoke, which will reduce visibility and air quality. Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions, with smoke likely to affect the Bruce Highway throughout the day.

Police are likely to door knock in the area to alert residents.

Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you or your property are under threat.

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:
• Listen to your local radio station or visit the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website for regular updates.
• If you have a bushfire survival plan, refer to it now and be ready to follow it.
• If you do not have a bushfire survival plan, or if your plan is to leave, identify where you will go if the situation changes.
• Close windows and doors to minimise smoke exposure.
• If you suffer from a respiratory condition, keep your medication close by.
• Drive with caution in low visibility conditions.
• Contact your neighbours to see if they need help preparing for the bushfire.
• Consider finding your essential items (e.g., identification documents, prescription medication, food and water, and protective clothing such as a long-sleeved cotton shirt and trousers, and boots) in case you need to leave.
• Consider what you will do to protect your pets and livestock.
• Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
• Advise family and friends of your intended actions if the situation changes.

KEEP UP TO DATE BY:
• Following QFES on Facebook (@QldFireandRescueService) and Twitter (@QldFES)
• Staying tuned to your local radio station. Find your local ABC radio station at https://radio.abc.net.au/help/offline and your local commercial radio station at http://www.commercialradio.com.au/find-a-station/queensland;
• Visiting the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website at www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/map
FURTHER INFORMATION:
• For bushfire preparation tips, visit the RFS website: www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/BushFire_Safety
• For information about road closures, call 13 19 40 or visit www.qldtraffic.qld.gov.au

The next update will be provided when the situation changes.