Planned burn – Peachester State Forest

Closure status: A facility or feature within the park is closed

Category:
Fire closure or access restriction
Applies:
1 April to 30 October 2022
Published:
31 March 2022 3:19pm
Updated:
29 August 2022 2:32pm
ID:
21829

This alert applies to the following park:

Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) will conduct a planned burn in the coming weeks as part of the annual hazard reduction/conservation management program for parks and forests. These burns are being undertaken to help protect life and property in the event of a wildfire.

During the planned burn, Peachester State Forest will be closed to public access.

Smoke may be seen in the vicinity of Peachester, Commissioners Flat and Beerwah areas.

Persons with respiratory or other health problems should seek medical advice on mitigating the effects of smoke inhalation.

Please observe all signage, barriers and directions from rangers and do not enter closed areas.

Please monitor park alerts on the department's website for updated information.

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