Moreton Bay Regional Council and the Rural Fire Service will conduct a hazard reduction burn today(Tuesday 17 July) at the Toorbul Transfer Station, weather permitting.
Residents in Toorbul, Donnybrook, Bribie Island, Ningi and Sandstone Point areas may notice smoke during and after the burn.
People should keep away from the burn 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 be secured, if necessary.
Council hazard reduction burn crews work closely with the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services to undertake planned burns
For more information about council’s planned burns program, visit: www.moretonbay.qld.gov.au/plannedburns
Helpful resources are available from the Rural Fire Service website at www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au