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

Earlier...

AVOID SMOKE - Burrum Heads fire as at 8:27pm Thursday, 26 August 2021

Warning level: ADVICE

Warning area: Burrum Heads and surrounding areas
 

Smoke is currently affecting Burrum Heads and surrounding areas.

 

What you should do:

- Follow health guidance and monitor live air quality information by clicking the smoke information link below.

- Avoid driving through smoke where possible and be aware of firefighters working in the area.

- Stay indoors, and close windows and doors.

- Keep respiratory medication close by.

- If you have a bushfire survival plan, refer to it now.

 

Impacts:

- There is no direct fire threat to property at this time.

- Reduced air quality may cause health impacts for some people.

- Smoke may reduce visibility and affect driving conditions.

- Roads may be closed.

 

Further information:

- Click here for current QFES Incidents and warnings.

Click here for bushfire preparation tips.

- Follow QFES on Facebook and Twitter.

Click here for road closure information or call 13 19 40.

- Click here for smoke information.

 

Earlier...

STAY INFORMED - Burrum Heads fire as at 5:43pm Thursday, 26 August 2021

Warning level: ADVICE

Warning area: Burrum Heads and surrounding areas

A fire is currently burning near The Yachtsman Drive, Burrum Heads.

 

What you should do:

- Keep medications close by.

- Decide what you will do if the situation changes.

- If you have a bushfire survival plan, refer to it now.

- Identify where you will go and what you will take if you need to leave. Advise family and friends of your plans.

- Avoid smoke – stay indoors, close windows and doors, and avoid driving through smoke where possible.

- Be aware of firefighters working in the area.

- If your life or property is threatened, call Triple Zero (000) immediately.

 

Impacts:

- There is no threat to property at this time.

- Smoke is currently impacting Burrum Heads Road and Oakes Drive.

- Reduced air quality may cause health impacts for some people.

- Firefighters are working to contain the fire

 

Further Information:

- Further updates will be provided if required.

- Click herefor current QFES incidents and warnings.

- Click here for bushfire preparation tips.

- Follow QFES on Facebook and Twitter.

- Click here for road closure information or call 13 19 40.

- Click here for smoke information.