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

 

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AVOID SMOKE (HAZARD REDUCTION BURN) - Stuart (Townsville) fire as at 5:31pm Wednesday, 25 August 2021

Warning level: ADVICE

Warning area: Stuart, Wulguru and surrounding areas
 

Smoke is currently affecting Stuart, Wulguru and surrounding areas. This is a hazard reduction burn.

 

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.

 

Impacts:

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

- Smoke may reduce visibility and affect driving conditions.

 

Further information:

- Further updates will be provided if required.

- 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