Park Alert - Prescribed Burn Tukkee Wurro (Indian Head) to Binngih Sandblow

Category:
Announcement
Applies:
15 July to 31 August 2022
Published:
15 July 2022 4:25pm
ID:
22192

This alert applies to the following park:

Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) will conduct a prescribed burn between 15 July and 31 August 2022 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.

Smoke may be seen in the vicinity of Tukkee Wurro (Indian Head), Champagne Pools, Waddy Point, Orchid Beach, beach camping zone 7 (Wyuna, Burad), and zone 8 (Marloo, Ocean Lake, Duling). 

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

Smoke can decrease visibility on the roads, so it is important that motorists drive safely to the conditions.

Please observe and adhere to all signage, barriers and directions from rangers and contractors, and do not enter closed areas or exclusion zones.

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