**Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are no longer required on scene at this incident.**
 
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Mount Stanley – bushfire as at 12.05pm Fri 20 Dec

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) is aware of a bushfire burning in the vicinity of Landcruiser Mountain Park, Mount Stanley. Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) crews and local landholders will continue to monitor and patrol the fire, which is burning within containment lines. This fire is expected to burn for several days. Smoke may affect Mount Stanley and surrounds. 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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Mount Stanley – bushfire as at 1.25pm Thurs 19 Dec

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) is aware of a bushfire burning in the vicinity of Landcruiser Mountain Park, Mount Stanley.  Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) crews and local landholders will continue to monitor and patrol the fire, which is burning within containment lines. Smoke may affect Mount Stanley and surrounds. 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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Mount Stanley – bushfire as at 1.25pm Sun 15 Dec

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) is aware of a bushfire burning in the vicinity of Landcruiser Mountain Park, Mount Stanley.  Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) crews and local landholders will continue to monitor and patrol the fire, which is burning within containment lines. Smoke may affect Mount Stanley and surrounds. 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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Mount Stanley – bushfire as at 4.20pm Mon 9 Dec

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) is aware of a bushfire burning in the vicinity of Landcruiser Mountain Park, Mount Stanley.  Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) crews and local landholders are working to contain the fire. Smoke may affect Mount Stanley and surrounds. If affected, residents are asked to close windows and doors. Those suffering from a respiratory condition should 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: Mount Stanley bushfire as at 10.50am Sun 8 Dec
Bushfire warning level: ADVICE
 
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Mount Stanley. 
 
Anyone who has left the area should not return until advised it is safe to do so.
 
You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes.
 
Currently as at 10.50am Sunday 8 December, a large bushfire is burning in the vicinity of Landcruiser Mountain Park. 

Firefighters are working with Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) crews and local landholders to contain the fire.

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, but the area is still unsafe. Campers and residents are asked to listen to the advice of authorities. 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: Mount Stanley bushfire as at 9pm Fri 6 Dec

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

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

Anyone who has left the area should not return until advised it is safe to do so.

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

Currently as at 9pm Friday 6 December, a large bushfire is burning in the vicinity of Landcruiser Mountain Park. 

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, but the area is still unsafe. Campers and residents are asked to listen to the advice of authorities. 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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LEAVE NOW: Mount Stanley bushfire as at 3.15pm Fri 6 Dec

Bushfire warning level: WATCH AND ACT

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Mount Stanley and conditions are getting worse.

Follow your bushfire survival plan now. If you do not have a plan, your safest option is to leave now if it is clear to do so. If you are not in the area, do not return, as conditions are too dangerous.

Currently as at 3.15pm Friday 6 December, a fast-moving fire is burning in the vicinity of Landcruiser Mountain Park. It is expected to impact campers in Landcruiser Mountain Park. The fire could have a significant impact on the community.

Campers should evacuate to the east along Diaper Road.

Fire crews are working to contain the fire but firefighters may not be able to protect every campsite. You should not expect a firefighter at your campsite. Power, water, and mobile phone service may be lost.

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 are under threat.

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:
Listen to your local radio station or visit the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website for regular updates.
Put on protective clothing (e.g., a long-sleeved cotton shirt, boots with thick soles).
Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.

If you are leaving:
Secure your pets for safe transport.
Check for road closures and then advise family and friends of your intended travel route.
Take your important documents and essential items (e.g., passports, birth certificates, prescription medication, food and water, and protective clothing) when you leave.
Drive with caution in low visibility conditions.

If you are unable to leave:
Bring pets inside; restrain them with a leash, a cage, or inside a secure room; and provide them with plenty of water.
Move flammable materials such as doormats, wheelie bins, and outdoor furniture away from your house.
Fill containers such as your bath, sinks, and buckets with water so you have access to drinking water and firefighting water.
Close windows and doors, sealing the gaps under doors and screens with wet towels to keep smoke out of the house.
If you suffer from a respiratory condition, keep your medication close by.

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 by 5.15pm or if the situation changes.