MORETON Bay Regional Council will undertake a small bushfire hazard reduction burn along Caboolture River near Waterview Crescent, Caboolture on the evening of Thursday, September 24, weather conditions permitting.
The planned burn will be conducted in a small area of bushland near the Caboolture River.
Businesses and residents in the Caboolture and surrounding areas may notice smoke in the vicinity of the burn, and are advised to keep away from the burn both during and in the days following the event.
Asthmatics and people sensitive to smoke are advised to stay indoors and keep their windows and doors closed.
Motorists in the area should drive to the conditions.
Pets and livestock should also be secured, if necessary.
Hazard reduction burn crews work closely with the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services to undertake planned burns.
Council encourages local residents to prepare themselves and their property for the upcoming fire season.
Helpful resources are available from the Rural Fire Service website at www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au to help you PREPARE.ACT.SURVIVE.
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