**Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are no longer required on scene at this incident.**
 
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Swanfels (east of Warwick) – bushfire as at 11.30am Fri 1 Nov

Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) crews are currently on scene monitoring a bushfire burning in inaccessible land near Top Swanfels Road, Swanfels in the Main Range National Park. It is posing no threat to property at this time and crews will continue to monitor the fire in the coming days. Nearby areas may be affected by a smoke haze. 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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Swanfels (east of Warwick) – bushfire as at 1pm Mon 14 Oct

The previous bushfire warning has changed.

Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) crews are currently monitoring a bushfire burning in an inaccessible area at Swanfels Valley between Emu Vale and Mount Moon. This fire is posing no threat to property at this time and QPWS crews will continue to monitor the blaze over the coming days. Residents may be affected by a smoke haze and 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.

Swanfels (east of Warwick) – bushfire as at 3.45pm Fri 11 Oct

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The previous bushfire warning has changed. 

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are currently monitoring a bushfire burning in an inaccessible area at Swanfels Valley between Emu Vale and Mount Moon. This fire is posing no threat to property at this time and firefighters will continue to monitor the blaze over the coming days. Residents may be affected by a smoke haze and 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. 

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STAY INFORMED: Swanfels (east of Warwick) - bushfire as at 1pm Fri 11 Oct

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

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

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

Currently as at 1pm Friday 11 October, a bushfire is burning in inaccessible land at Swanfels Valley between Emu Vale and Mount Moon.

This fire will continue to produce large amounts of smoke which will affect people in the area, reducing 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: Swanfels (east of Warwick) bushfire as at 6.30pm Wed 9 Oct

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

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

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

Currently as at 6.30pm Wednesday 9 October a bushfire is burning in inaccessible land between Swanfels Valley, Emu Vale, Carneys Creek, Mount Moon and Moogerah. 

This fire will continue to produce large amounts of smoke which will affect people in the area, reducing 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: Swanfels (east of Warwick) bushfire as at 10.30am Wed 9 Oct

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

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

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

Currently as at 10.30am Wednesday 9 October a bushfire is burning in inaccessible land near Dollar Bill Road, Top Swanfels Road, Emu Creek Road and Mount Huntley, south-west of Spicers Peak Mountain. It is travelling in a north-easterly direction towards Carneys Creek and Moogerah. 

Crews remain on scene and will continue to monitor this fire throughout the day.

This fire will continue to produce large amounts of smoke which will affect people in the area, reducing 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: Swanfels (east of Warwick) bushfire as at 7.00pm Tues 8 Oct

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

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

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

Currently as at 7.00pm Tuesday, 8 October a bushfire is burning in inaccessible land near Dollar Bill Road, Top Swanfels Road, Emu Creek Road and Mount Huntley, south-west of Spicers Peak Mountain. It is travelling in a north-easterly direction towards Carneys Creek and Moogerah. 

Crews will continue to monitor this fire into the night. 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: Swanfels (east of Warwick) bushfire as at 3.15pm Tues 8 Oct

The previous bushfire warning has changed. 

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

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

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

Currently as at 3.15pm Tuesday, 8 October a bushfire is burning in inaccessible land near Dollar Bill Road, Top Swanfels Road, Emu Creek Road and Mount Huntley, south-west of Spicers Peak Mountain. It is travelling in a north-easterly direction towards Carneys Creek and Moogerah. 

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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Swanfels (east of Warwick) - bushfire as at 10am Mon 7 Oct

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews continue to monitor a bushfire burning in inaccessible land near Dollar Bill Road, Top Swanfels Road and Mount Huntley, south-west of Spicers Peak Mountain. This fire is expected to continue burning for several days, and is posing no threat to property at this time. Smoke may affect the surrounding area. Residents are asked to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, 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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Swanfels (east of Warwick) - bushfire as at 7.35pm Sat 5 Oct

The previous bushfire warning has changed.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews continue to monitor a bushfire burning in inaccessible land near Dollar Bill Road, Top Swanfels Road and Mount Huntley, south-west of Spicers Peak Mountain. This fire is expected to burn for several days, and is posing no threat to property at this time. Smoke may affect the surrounding area. Residents are asked to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, 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: Swanfels (east of Warwick) bushfire as at 4.45pm Sat 5 Oct 

The previous bushfire warning has changed.

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Swanfels (east of Warwick).

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

Currently as at 4.45pm Saturday 5 October, a bushfire is burning near Dollar Bill Road, Top Swanfels Road and Mount Huntley, south-west of Spicers Peak Mountain.

This fire is expected to burn for several days, and is posing no threat to property at this time.

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 (@QldFireandEmergencyServices) 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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Swanfels (east of Warwick) - bushfire as at 3.20pm Wed 2 Oct

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) crews continue to monitor a bushfire burning in inaccessible land near Top Swanfels Road and Mount Huntley, south-west of Spicers Peak Mountain. This fire is expected to burn for several days, and is posing no threat to property at this time. Smoke may affect the surrounding area. If affected, residents are asked to close windows and doors, and keep medications close by if suffering from a respiratory condition. 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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Swanfels (east of Warwick) - bushfire as at 11.30am Tues 1 Oct

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) crews continue to monitor a bushfire burning in inaccessible land near Top Swanfels Road and Mount Huntley, south-west of Spicers Peak Mountain. The fire is currently contained and is posing no threat to property at this time. Smoke may affect the surrounding area. If affected, residents are asked to close windows and doors, and keep medications close by if suffering from a respiratory condition. 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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Swanfels - bushfire as at 12.55pm Sun 29 Sept

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) crews are on scene at a bushfire burning near Top Swanfels road, south of Spicers Peak Mountain. Crews are working to contain the fire, which is posing no threat to property at this time. Smoke may affect the area and surrounds. If affected, residents are asked to close windows and doors, and keep medications close by if suffering from a respiratory condition. 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.