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

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Carnarvon – bushfire as at 11.05am Tues 4 Dec 

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews remain are on scene to monitor a bushfire burning in inaccessible country in the Carnarvon National Park and Boxvale State Forest. This fire is posing no threat to property at this time. Firefighters are strengthening containment lines. Due to firefighting operations, the Carnarvon Road into the Carnarvon Gorge Visitor Area remains closed to the public. The Mount Moffatt Section is also temporarily closed. Smoke may affect surrounding areas and residents should close windows and doors and keep respiratory 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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Carnarvon – bushfire as at 6pm Sun 2 Dec

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are on scene at a bushfire burning in the Carnarvon National Park and Boxvale State Forest. This fire is posing no threat to property at this time. Firefighters are strengthening containment lines and monitoring the fire. Due to firefighting operations, the Carnarvon Road into the Carnarvon Gorge Visitor Area remains closed to the public. The Mount Moffatt Section is also temporarily closed. Smoke may affect surrounding areas and residents should close windows and doors and keep respiratory 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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Carnarvon – bushfire as at 1.20pm Sat 1 Dec 

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are on scene at a bushfire burning in the Carnarvon National Park and Boxvale State Forest. This fire is posing no threat to property at this time. QFES crews are working with landowners to construct fire breaks. Firefighters will continue to work to contain the fire with help from aerial support. Due to firefighting operations, the Carnarvon Road into the Carnarvon Gorge Visitor Area remains closed to the public. The Mount Moffatt Section is also temporarily closed. Smoke may affect surrounding areas and residents should close windows and doors and keep respiratory 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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Carnarvon – bushfire as at 11.30am Fri 30 Nov 

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are on scene at a bushfire burning in the Carnarvon National Park. This fire is posing no threat to property at this time. QFES crews are working with landowners to construct fire breaks. Firefighters will continue to work to contain the fire with help from aerial support. Due to firefighting operations the Carnarvon Road into the Carnarvon Gorge Visitor Area remains closed to the public. Smoke may affect surrounding areas and residents should close windows and doors and keep respiratory 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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Carnarvon – bushfire as at 5.30pm Thurs 29 Nov 

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are on scene at a bushfire burning in the Carnarvon National Park. This fire is posing no threat to property at this time. Firefighters will continue to work to contain the fire. Due to firefighting operations the Carnarvon Road into the Carnarvon Gorge visitor area is closed to the public. Smoke may affect surrounding areas and residents should close windows and doors and keep respiratory 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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Carnarvon – bushfire as at 6.25am Thurs 29 Nov 

The previous bushfire warning has changed. 

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are on scene at a bushfire burning in the Carnarvon National Park. This fire is posing no threat to property at this time. Firefighters will continue to work to contain the fire. Due to firefighting operations the Carnarvon Road into the Carnarvon Gorge visitor area is closed to the public. Smoke may affect surrounding areas and residents should close windows and doors and keep respiratory 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: Carnarvon bushfire as at 6.15pm Wed 28 Nov

 
The previous bushfire warning has changed.
 
Bushfire warning level: ADVICE
 
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Carnarvon National Park.
 
You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes.
 
Currently as at 6.15pm Wednesday, 28 November, a bushfire is travelling from Carnarvon National Park in an easterly direction towards O’Briens Road, between Rewan Road and Bandana Road. The fire is likely to impact this area. 
 
Fire crews are working to contain the fire and will remain on scene throughout the evening. 
 
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 (@QldFireandRescueService) 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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PREPARE TO LEAVE: Carnarvon National Park bushfire as at 4.03pm Wed 28 Nov

Bushfire warning level: WATCH AND ACT

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Carnarvon National Park and conditions could get worse.

You need to be ready to follow your bushfire survival plan. If you do not have a plan, or intend to leave, you should be ready to leave the area because the situation could get worse quickly.

Currently as at 4.03pm a fast-moving fire is travelling from Carnarvon National Park in an easterly direction towards O’Briens Road, between Rewan Road and Bandana Road. The fire is likely to impact this area. 

Fire crews are working to contain the fire but firefighters may not be able to protect every property. You should not expect a firefighter at your door.

People in the area will be affected by smoke, which will reduce visibility and air quality.

Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe 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, finalise it now so you are 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 you leave the area.
Advise family and friends of your plan.
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.
Pack important documents and essential items (e.g., passports, birth certificates, prescription medication, food and water, and protective clothing) in case you need to leave the area.
Put on protective clothing (e.g., a long-sleeved cotton shirt, boots with thick soles).
Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
Bring pets inside; restrain them with a leash, a cage, or inside a secure room; and provide them with plenty of water.
Take action to protect your livestock.
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.

KEEP UP TO DATE BY:
Following QFES on Facebook (@QldFireandRescueService) 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 6.15pm or if the situation changes.

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PREPARE TO LEAVE: Carnarvon National Park bushfire as at 2.15pm Wed 28 Nov

The previous bushfire warning has changed. 

Bushfire warning level: WATCH AND ACT

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Carnarvon National Park and conditions could get worse.

You need to be ready to follow your bushfire survival plan. If you do not have a plan, or intend to leave, you should be ready to leave the area because the situation could get worse quickly.

Currently as at 2.15pm a fast-moving fire is travelling from Carnarvon National Park in an easterly direction towards O’Briens Road, between Rewan Road and Bandana Road. The fire is likely to impact this area. 

Fire crews are working to contain the fire but firefighters may not be able to protect every property. You should not expect a firefighter at your door.

People in the area will be affected by smoke, which will reduce visibility and air quality.

Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe 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, finalise it now so you are 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 you leave the area.
Advise family and friends of your plan.
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.
Pack important documents and essential items (e.g., passports, birth certificates, prescription medication, food and water, and protective clothing) in case you need to leave the area.
Put on protective clothing (e.g., a long-sleeved cotton shirt, boots with thick soles).
Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
Bring pets inside; restrain them with a leash, a cage, or inside a secure room; and provide them with plenty of water.
Take action to protect your livestock.
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.

KEEP UP TO DATE BY:
Following QFES on Facebook (@QldFireandRescueService) 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 4.15pm or if the situation changes.

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STAY INFORMED: Carnarvon National Park bushfire as at 11.40am Wed 28 Nov

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Carnarvon Park. 

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

Currently as at 11.40am Wednesday 28 November a bushfire is travelling along O’Briens Rd, near Carnarvon National Park, in an easterly direction. 

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 (@QldFireandRescueService) 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.