PLANNED BURN - THURSDAY 11 OCTOBER

PLANNED BURN TOMORROW

Forest Fire Management Victoria and CFA (Country Fire Authority)advise that the following planned burn will be carried out tomorrow - weather conditions permitting:

Maryborough Mosquito Track - Fuel reduction burn, 23 hectares, 4.5 kilometres south east of Maryborough in the Craigie State Forest.

The burn should be completed between 0900 and 2000 hours on Thursday 11 October and smoke may be visible from Maryborough and Carisbrook until Sunday 14 October.

You may be affected by smoke from these planned burns.
What to do about:

SMOKE
• If you are experiencing any symptoms that may be due to smoke exposure, the Department of Health and Human Services advises that you should seek medical advice or call Nurse on Call on 1300 606 024
• Close windows and doors to prevent smoke from entering

ROADS
• Road travel may be hazardous due to low visibility associated with smoke
• Signs may be in place to slow traffic. Obey all traffic signs and instructions from fire agency crews near the burn

ACCESS TO FOREST/PARK RECREATION SITES
• Be aware of planned burns happening in your local area and stay clear of areas where burns are taking place or areas that have recently been burnt
• Access to walking tracks, car parks, camping grounds and picnic sites in areas close to or in burn areas may be restricted

Stay informed about Planned Burning here: ffm.vic.gov.au/plannedburn

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