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Fire Prohibition for Deepwater, Eurimbula, Castle Tower NP and Baffle Creek CP

Applies until 3 December 2019.

This alert applies to the following parks:

Due to the current VERY HIGH fire danger a fire prohibition is in place. This notice will remain current until the risk of wildfire moderates.

Fires are not permitted anywhere within the National Park.

Open fires are defined as: wood fires that are not fully self-contained, including open campfires and fires in braziers, drums, other open containers, and QPWS supplied fire-rings and barbeques. Permitted cooking and heating appliances include fuel stoves using manufactured fuels (e.g. LPG, hexamine fuel blocks, briquettes or heat beads). Appliances must be: Off the ground (recommended minimum height 200mm) and should not result in ash or coal deposit on the ground. Fully self-contained unit (e.g. Ozpig heating appliance) and well away from vegetation.

Visitors must comply with fire prohibition guidelines and directions of QPWS Rangers.

This alert will be reviewed on 3 December 2019.

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Last updated
5 November 2019