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

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Ravensbourne (near Crows Nest) – bushfire as at 3.40pm Tues 24 Sept

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) are monitoring a bushfire burning in the vicinity of Esk Hampton Road, Wellers Road and Kavanaghs Road, Ravensbourne. This fire is burning within containment lines and is posing no threat to property at this time. Smoke may affect the area. Residents are asked to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, keep 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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Ravensbourne (near Crows Nest) – bushfire as at 9.05am Tues 24 Sept

The previous bushfire warning has changed.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) crews remain on scene at a bushfire burning in the vicinity of Esk Hampton Road, McLauchlan Road and National Park Road, Ravensbourne. This fire is burning within containment lines and is posing no threat to property at this time. Smoke may affect nearby areas. Residents are asked to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, keep 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: Ravensbourne (near Crows Nest) bushfire as at 2.50pm Fri 20 Sept

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Ravensbourne. 

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

Currently as at 2.50pm Friday 20 September, a bushfire is burning in the vicinity of Esk Hampton Road, McLauchlan Road and National Park Road, Ravensbourne.

QFES is assisting Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) crews and the fire is currently burning within containment lines. Crews will remain on scene over the weekend.

People in the area will be affected by smoke, which will reduce visibility and air quality. 

Properties are not under direct threat at this time. 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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STAY INFORMED: Ravensbourne (near Crows Nest) bushfire as at 12pm Thurs 19 Sept

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Ravensbourne. 

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

Currently as at 12pm Thursday 19 September, a bushfire is burning in the vicinity of Esk Hampton Road, McLauchlan Road and National Park Road, Ravensbourne.

QFES is assisting Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) crews and the fire is currently burning within containment lines

People in the area will be affected by smoke, which will reduce visibility and air quality. 

Properties are not under direct threat at this time. 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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Ravensbourne (near Crows Nest) – vegetation fire as at 9.45am Thurs 19 Sept 

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) crews are on scene at a vegetation fire burning near Esk Hampton Road, Ravensbourne. This fire broke out yesterday and is posing no threat to property at this time. Firefighters are working to contain the fire and smoke may affect nearby areas. If affected, 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.