**Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are no longer required on scene at this incident.**

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Mareeba area – bushfire as at 12.20pm Sat 14 Sept

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews will continue to monitor a bushfire burning between Tinaroo Creek Road and the Barron River, near Walkamin. Crews will continue to strengthen containment lines. Smoke may affect the area including in the vicinity of Tinaroo Falls Dam Road. If affected, residents are asked to close windows and doors. Those suffering from a respiratory condition should keep their medication 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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Mareeba area (near Walkamin) – bushfire as at 4.45pm Fri 13 Sept

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews will continue to monitor a bushfire burning between Tinaroo Creek Road and the Barron River, near Walkamin. Crews will continue to strengthen containment lines. Smoke may affect the area. If affected, residents are asked to close windows and doors. Those suffering from a respiratory condition should keep their medication 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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Mareeba area – bushfire as at 9.05am Fri 13 Sept

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews will continue to monitor a bushfire burning between Tinaroo Creek Road and the Barron River, near Mareeba. Crews will continue to strengthen containment lines near Henry Hannam Drive, and waterbombing may be undertaken in the area today. Smoke may affect the area. If affected, residents are asked to close windows and doors. Those suffering from a respiratory condition should keep their medication 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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Mareeba – bushfire as at 6.40pm Thurs 12 Sept

The previous bushfire warning has changed. 

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews will continue to monitor a bushfire burning between Tinaroo Creek Road and the Barron River, near Mareeba. Crews will continue to strengthen containment lines near Henry Hannam Drive and smoke may affect the area. If affected, residents are asked to close windows and doors. Those suffering from a respiratory condition should keep their medication 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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STAY INFORMED: Mareeba area bushfire as at 3.10pm Thurs 12 Sept

The previous bushfire warning has changed. 

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE
 
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire near Mareeba. 
 
You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes.
 
Currently as at 3.10pm Thursday 12 September, a bushfire is contained, burning between Tinaroo Creek Road and the Barron River, near Mareeba. 
 
Crews have been strengthening containment lines near Henry Hannam Drive and continue to work in the area in an effort to keep the fire contained. 
 
People in the area will be affected by smoke, which will reduce visibility and air quality.
 
Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you or your property is 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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Mareeba – vegetation fire as at 10.30am Thurs Sept 12

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are currently on scene at a vegetation fire burning near Tinaroo Creek Road and Henry Hannam Drive, Mareeba. The fire is burning in an inaccessible area and is expected to burn for several days. There is no threat to property at this time. Smoke may affect Mareeba, Rocky Creek and Walkamin. If affected, residents are asked to close windows and doors. Those suffering from a respiratory condition should keep their medication 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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Mareeba – vegetation fire as at 11.45am Wed 11 Sept

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) is aware of a vegetation fire burning near Tinaroo Creek Road and Henry Hannam Drive, Mareeba. The fire is burning in an inaccessible area and is expected to burn for several days. There is no threat to property at this time. Smoke may affect Mareeba, Rocky Creek and Walkamin. If affected, residents are asked to close windows and doors. Those suffering from a respiratory condition should keep their medication 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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Mareeba – vegetation fire as at 1.10pm Mon 9 Sept

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) is aware of a vegetation fire burning near Tinaroo Creek Road and Emerald Falls Road, Mareeba. The fire is burning in an inaccessible area and is expected to burn for several days. There is no threat to property at this time. Smoke may affect Mareeba and surrounds. If affected, residents are asked to close windows. Those suffering from a respiratory condition should keep their medication 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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Mareeba – vegetation fire as at 6pm Sat 7 Sept

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) is aware of a vegetation fire burning near Tinaroo Creek Road and Emerald Falls Road, Mareeba. The fire is burning in an inaccessible area and there is no threat to property at this time. Smoke may affect Mareeba and surrounds. If affected, residents are asked to close windows. Those suffering from a respiratory condition should keep their medication 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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Mareeba – vegetation fire as at 10.30am Sat 7 Sept

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) is aware of a vegetation fire burning near Tinaroo Creek Road and Emerald Falls Road, Mareeba. The fire is burning in an inaccessible area and there is no threat to property at this time. Smoke may affect Mareeba and surrounds. If affected, residents are asked to close windows. Those suffering from a respiratory condition should keep their medication 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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Mareeba – vegetation fire as at 11.30am Fri 6 Sept

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) is aware of a vegetation fire burning near Tinaroo Creek Road, Mareeba. The fire is burning in an inaccessible area and there is no threat to property at this time. Crews will monitor the blaze today and smoke may affect Mareeba and surrounds. If affected, residents are asked to close windows. Those suffering from a respiratory condition should keep their medication 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.