** There is no longer a separate bushfire warning for Tangalooma. Please refer to the Moreton Island bushfire warning for more information. **

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Tangalooma (part of the Cowan fire) – bushfire as at 9.25am Fri 22 Nov

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) and Queensland Parks and Wildlife (QPWS) crews will continue to monitor a bushfire burning in bushland to the north of Middle Road and Bulwer Blue Lagoon Road. The Tangalooma area is not under threat at this time. There are separate bushfire warnings current for Bulwer/Cowan and campers on Moreton Island. People in those areas should follow instructions given in those bushfire warnings. Smoke may affect Tangalooma and surrounds. If affected, residents should close windows and doors. Those suffering from a respiratory condition are advised to keep their 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: Tangalooma (part of the Cowan bushfire) as at 2.10pm Thurs 21 Nov

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises that a bushfire continues to burn on Moreton Island. 
There are separate bushfire warnings current for Bulwer/Cowan and campers on Moreton Island. People in those areas should follow instructions given in those bushfire warnings.

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

Currently as at 2.10pm Thursday 21 November, a bushfire is burning in bushland that stretches from Middle Road, north to Bulwer Blue Lagoon Road.  
QFES and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) continue to undertake backburning along Middle Road. The Tangalooma area is not under threat at this time. However, people within Tangalooma may be affected by a significant increase in smoke. Those with respiratory conditions should consider remaining inside with windows closed and medication close by. 

Tangalooma Island Resort guests are asked to follow the directions and advice of Tangalooma Island Resort management.

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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STAY INFORMED: Tangalooma (part of the Cowan bushfire) as at 6.15am Thursday 21 November

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises that a bushfire continues to burn on Moreton Island. 

There are separate bushfire warnings current for Bulwer/Cowan and campers on Moreton Island. People in those areas should follow instructions given in those bushfire warnings.

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

Currently as at 6.15am Thursday 21 November, a bushfire is burning in bushland that stretches from Middle Road, north to Bulwer Blue Lagoon Road.  
QFES and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) continue to undertake backburning along Middle Road. The Tangalooma area is not under threat at this time. However, people within Tangalooma may be affected by a significant increase in smoke. Those with respiratory conditions should consider remaining inside with windows closed and medication close by. 

Tangalooma Island Resort guests are asked to follow the directions and advice of Tangalooma Island Resort management.

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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STAY INFORMED: Tangalooma (part of the Cowan bushfire) as at 7.20am Wed 20 Nov

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises that a bushfire continues to burn on Moreton Island. 

There are separate bushfire warnings current for Bulwer/Cowan and campers on Moreton Island. People in those areas should follow instructions given in those bushfire warnings.

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

Currently as at 7.20am Wednesday 20 November, a bushfire is burning in bushland that stretches from Middle Road, north to Bulwer Blue Lagoon Road.  

QFES and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) are undertaking a significant backburn along Middle Road. The Tangalooma area is not under threat at this time. However, people within Tangalooma may be affected by a significant increase in smoke. Those with respiratory conditions should consider remaining inside with windows closed and medication close by. Waterbombing aircraft will also be working in the area throughout the day.

Tangalooma Island Resort guests are asked to follow the directions and advice of Tangalooma Island Resort management.

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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STAY INFORMED: Tangalooma (part of the Cowan bushfire) as at 11am Tues 19 Nov

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises that a bushfire continues to burn on Moreton Island. 

There are separate bushfire warnings current for Cowan, Bulwer and campers on Moreton Island. People in those areas should follow instructions given in those bushfire warnings.

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

Currently as at 11am Tuesday 19 November, a bushfire is burning in bushland that stretches from Middle Road, north to Bulwer Blue Lagoon Road.  

QFES and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) are undertaking a significant backburn along Middle Road. The Tangalooma area is not under threat at this time. However, people within Tangalooma may be affected by a significant increase in smoke. Those with respiratory conditions should consider remaining inside with windows closed and medication close by. Waterbombing aircraft will also be working in the area throughout the day.

Tangalooma Island Resort guests are asked to follow the directions and advice of Tangalooma Island Resort management.

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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STAY INFORMED: Tangalooma (part of the Cowan bushfire) as at 8.15am Mon 18 Nov

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire near the Cowan township and the camping area. There are separate bushfire warnings current for Cowan, Bulwer and Campers on Moreton Island. People in those areas should follow instructions given in those bushfire warnings.

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

Currently as at 8.15am Monday 18 November, a bushfire is burning between Middle Road and Bulwer Blue Lagoon Road, to the east of Cowan Bypass Track.  

The Tangalooma area is not under threat at this time. People in the area will be affected by smoke, which will reduce visibility and air quality.

Ground crews, including QFES and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS), are working to strengthen containment lines. Waterbombing aircraft will be working in the area throughout the day.

Tangalooma Island Resort guests are asked to follow the directions and advice of Tangalooma Island Resort management.

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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STAY INFORMED: Tangalooma (part of the Cowan bushfire) as at 11.40am Sun 17 Nov

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire near the Cowan township and the camping area. There are separate bushfire warnings current for Cowan and Bulwar. People in those areas should follow instructions given in those bushfire warnings.

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

Currently as at 11.40am Sunday 17 November, a bushfire is burning adjacent to the eastern side of the township of Cowan. It is travelling in a southerly direction towards Ben Ewa.

The Tangalooma area is not under threat at this time. People in the area will be affected by smoke, which will reduce visibility and air quality.

Ground crews, including QFES and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS), are working to strengthen containment lines. Waterbombing aircraft will be working in the area throughout the day.

Tangalooma Island Resort guests are asked to follow the directions and advice of Tangalooma Island Resort management.

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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STAY INFORMED: Tangalooma (part of the Cowan bushfire) as at 9.20pm Sat 16 Nov

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire near the Cowan township and the camping area. 

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

Currently as at 9.20pm Saturday 16 November, a bushfire is burning adjacent to the eastern side of the township of Cowan. It is travelling in a southerly direction towards Ben Ewa.

The Tangalooma area is not under threat at this time. People in the area will be affected by smoke, which will reduce visibility and air quality.

Tangalooma Island Resort guests are asked to follow the directions and advice of Tangalooma Island Resort management.

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.