STAY INFORMED: Mount Mee bushfire as at 11 am Wed 6 Sept

Caboolture Police have currently closed Mt Mee Road so please avoid the area.

A vegetation fire continues to burn, causing delays to road users on Mount Mee Road, Delaney’s Creek.  QFES is in attendance and is maintaining control of the circumstances.  Only the southbound lane of Mount Mee Road, between 700 and 750 Mount Mee Road, remains open and traffic travelling in both directions is subject to control by QTMR traffic controllers. 

The northbound lane remains closed.  Motorists using this area are asked to plan for delays when travelling over Mount Mee, or travel by an alternative route avoiding the area.  Update information concerning the fire may be found on the QFES web site.

Mount Mee (between Delaneys Creek and Mount Mee) – bushfire as at 11am Wed 6 Sep
6th September 2017 11:00 AM
Multiple Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are at a bushfire burning in the vicinity of 700 Mount Mee Rd and 750 Mount Mee Rd, Mount Mee. This fire broke out yesterday and is burning within containment lines. There is no threat to property at this time. Residents may be affected by smoke and are asked to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, keep medications close by. Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions. If residents are concerned their property is under threat they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately. 

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STAY INFORMED: Mount Mee bushfire as at 2.20am Wed 6 Sept

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Mount Mee.

You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes.

Currently as at 2.20am, Wednesday 6 September, a bushfire is burning in the vicinity of Mount Mee Road, Mount Mee. 

People in the area will be affected by smoke, which will reduce visibility and air quality.

Firefighters will remain on scene throughout the night to monitor the fire.

Properties are not under direct threat at this time. Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you or your property is under threat.

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:
• Listen to your local radio station or visit the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website for regular updates.
• If you have a bushfire survival plan, refer to it now and be ready to follow it.
• If you do not have a bushfire survival plan, or if your plan is to leave, identify where you will go if the situation changes.
• Close windows and doors to minimise smoke exposure.
• If you suffer from a respiratory condition, keep your medication close by.
• Drive with caution in low visibility conditions.
• Contact your neighbours to see if they need help preparing for the bushfire.
• Consider finding your essential items (e.g., identification documents, prescription medication, food and water, and protective clothing such as a long-sleeved cotton shirt and trousers, and boots) in case you need to leave.
• Consider what you will do to protect your pets and livestock.
• Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
• Advise family and friends of your intended actions if the situation changes.

KEEP UP TO DATE BY:
• Following QFES on Facebook (@QldFireandRescueService) and Twitter (@QldFES)
• Staying tuned to your local radio station. Find your local ABC radio station at https://radio.abc.net.au/help/offline and your local commercial radio station at http://www.commercialradio.com.au/find-a-station/queensland;
• Visiting the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website at www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/maps

FURTHER INFORMATION:
• For bushfire preparation tips, visit the RFS website: www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/BushFire_Safety
• For information about road closures, call 13 19 40 or visit www.qldtraffic.qld.gov.au

The next update will be provided when the situation changes.

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

Earlier....

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Mount Mee.

You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes.

Currently as at 2.20am, Wednesday 6 September, a bushfire is burning in the vicinity of Mount Mee Road, Mount Mee. 

People in the area will be affected by smoke, which will reduce visibility and air quality.

Firefighters will remain on scene throughout the night to monitor the fire.

Properties are not under direct threat at this time. Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you or your property is under threat.

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:
• Listen to your local radio station or visit the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website for regular updates.
• If you have a bushfire survival plan, refer to it now and be ready to follow it.
• If you do not have a bushfire survival plan, or if your plan is to leave, identify where you will go if the situation changes.
• Close windows and doors to minimise smoke exposure.
• If you suffer from a respiratory condition, keep your medication close by.
• Drive with caution in low visibility conditions.
• Contact your neighbours to see if they need help preparing for the bushfire.
• Consider finding your essential items (e.g., identification documents, prescription medication, food and water, and protective clothing such as a long-sleeved cotton shirt and trousers, and boots) in case you need to leave.
• Consider what you will do to protect your pets and livestock.
• Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
• Advise family and friends of your intended actions if the situation changes.

KEEP UP TO DATE BY:
• Following QFES on Facebook (@QldFireandRescueService) and Twitter (@QldFES)
• Staying tuned to your local radio station. Find your local ABC radio station at https://radio.abc.net.au/help/offline and your local commercial radio station at http://www.commercialradio.com.au/find-a-station/queensland;
• Visiting the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website at www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/maps

FURTHER INFORMATION:
• For bushfire preparation tips, visit the RFS website: www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/BushFire_Safety
• For information about road closures, call 13 19 40 or visit www.qldtraffic.qld.gov.au

The next update will be provided when the situation changes.

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

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