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

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Takura (near Hervey Bay) – vegetation fire as at 8.50am Mon 3 Dec

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are on scene monitoring a vegetation fire burning near Toogoom Cane Road and Torbanlea Pialba Road, Takura. There is no threat to property at this time but smoke may affect Takura and surrounds. If affected, residents are advised to close windows and doors. Those suffering from a respiratory condition should keep their medications close by. Motorists are advised to 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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Takura (near Hervey Bay) – vegetation fire as at 8.15pm Sun 2 Dec

The previous bushfire warning has changed.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are on scene monitoring a vegetation fire burning near Toogoom Cane Road and Torbanlea Pialba Road, Takura. There is no threat to property at this time but smoke may affect Takura and surrounds. If affected, residents are advised to close windows and doors. Those suffering from a respiratory condition should keep their medications close by. Motorists are advised to 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: Takura (near Hervey Bay) bushfire as at 3.10pm Sun 2 Dec

The previous bushfire warning has changed. 

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

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

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

Currently as at 3.10pm Sunday 2 December, a bushfire burning near Toogoom Cane Road and Torbanlea Pialba Road is travelling south towards Sanctuary Hills Road, Newfarm Place and Mungomery Road. 

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

Crews are working to contain the fire. 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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Takura (near Hervey Bay) – vegetation fire as at 10.15am Sun 2 Dec 

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews remain on scene to monitor a vegetation fire burning near Toogoom Cane Road, Takura. There is no threat to property at this time. Smoke may affect Takura and surrounds. If affected, residents are advised to close windows and doors. Those suffering from a respiratory condition should keep their medications close by. Motorists are advised to 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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Takura (near Hervey Bay) – vegetation fire as at 4.20pm Sat 1 Dec

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews remain on scene at a vegetation fire burning near Toogoom Cane Road, Takura. There is no threat to property at this time. Crews will continue to monitor the fire and smoke may affect Takura and surrounds. If affected, residents are advised to close windows and doors. Those suffering from a respiratory condition should keep their medications close by. Motorists are advised to 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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Takura (near Hervey Bay) – vegetation fire as at 7.50am Sat 1 Dec

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are still on scene at a vegetation fire burning near Toogoom Cane Road, Takura. There is no threat to property at this time. Crews will remain on scene to monitor the fire throughout today and smoke may affect Takura and surrounds. If affected, residents are advised to close windows and doors. Those suffering from a respiratory condition should keep their medications close by. Motorists are advised to 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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Takura (near Hervey Bay) – vegetation fire as at 8.05pm Fri 30 Nov 

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are still on scene at a vegetation fire burning near Toogoom Cane Road, Takura. There is no threat to property at this time. Crews will be backburning in the area and smoke may affect Takura and surrounds. If affected, residents are advised to close windows and doors. Those suffering from a respiratory condition should keep their medications close by. Motorists are advised to 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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Takura (near Hervey Bay) – vegetation fire as at 3.50pm Fri 30 Nov 

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are on scene at a vegetation fire burning near Toogoom Cane Road, Takura. There is no threat to property at this time. Crews will be backburning in the area and smoke may affect Takura and surrounds. If affected, residents are advised to close windows and doors. Those suffering from a respiratory condition should keep their medications close by. Motorists are advised to drive with caution and to conditions. If residents are concerned their property is under threat they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately.