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

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Yabulu – bushfire as at 2.30pm Sat 19 Oct 

The previous bushfire warning has changed.
 
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews remain on scene at a bushfire burning near Clifford Avenue and Purono Parkway, Yabulu. Crews have contained the fire and there is no threat to property at this time. Smoke may affect the area, so residents should close windows and doors, and keep respiratory medications close by if required. Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions. If you feel your property is under threat, call Triple Zero (000) immediately.
 
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STAY INFORMED: Yabulu bushfire as at 10.45am Sat 19 Oct

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE
 
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Yabulu.
 
You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes.
 
Currently as at 10.45am Saturday, 19 October a bushfire is burning between Clifford Avenue and Purono Parkway.
 
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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Yabulu - vegetation fire as at 10.30am Sat 19 Oct

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are on scene at a vegetation fire burning near Purono Parkway, Yabulu. Crews are working to contain the blaze. Smoke is affecting the area. Residents should close windows and doors, and keep respiratory medications close by if required. Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions. If you feel your property is under threat, call Triple Zero (000) immediately.