STAY INFORMED: Wamuran bushfire Wed 28 Nov

30th November 2018 3:20 PM

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are on scene at a bushfire burning on the side of Mount Miketeebumulgrai, between King Road and Pates Road, Wamuran. There’s no threat to property at this time. Firefighters will be patrolling the area and smoke may affect Wamuran and surrounds. If affected, residents are advised to close windows and doors. Those suffering from a respiratory condition should keep their medications close by. Motorists are advised to drive with caution and to conditions. If residents are concerned their property is under threat they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately.

 
Earlier: 30th November 2018 9:10 AM

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are on scene at a bushfire burning on the side of Mount Miketeebumulgrai, between King Road and Pates Road, Wamuran. There’s no threat to property at this time. Firefighters will be monitoring the area and smoke may affect Wamuran and surrounds. If affected, residents are advised to close windows and doors. Those suffering from a respiratory condition should keep their medications close by. Motorists are advised to drive with caution and to conditions. If residents are concerned their property is under threat they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately

 
Earlier : 4 pm

29th November 2018 3:30 PM
Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Wamuran.
 
You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes.
 
Currently as at 3.30pm on Thursday 29 November, a bushfire is burning on the side of Mount Miketeebumulgrai, near King Road, at Wamuran in a north-easterly direction towards Pates Road and Powell Road.
 
The fire has been contained and crews will continue to monitor the area. Crews will conduct backburning operations into the evening. 
Properties are not under direct threat at this time. 
People in the area may be affected by smoke into the evening, which could reduce visibility and air quality.

Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you or your property is under threat.

 
1:45 pm

29th November 2018 1:45 PM
The previous bushfire warning has changed. 

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE
 
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Wamuran.
 
You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes.
 
Currently as at 1.45pm on Thursday 29 November, a bushfire is burning on the side of Mount Miketeebumulgrai, near King Road, at Wamuran in a north-westerly direction towards Pates Road and Powell Road.
 
The fire has been contained and crews will continue to monitor the area. Properties are not under direct threat at this time. 
People in the area may be affected by smoke throughout the day, which could reduce visibility and air quality.
Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you or your property is under threat.

 
1:15 pm King Road Wamuran is now closed both directions please avoid the area and diversions in place and follow directions. Helicopter is water bombing this fire.
 
Earlier: 29th November 2018 9:55 AM
Bushfire warning level: ADVICE
 
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Wamuran.
 
You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes.
 
Currently as at 9.55am on Thursday 29 November, a bushfire is burning on the side of Mount Miketeebumulgrai, near King Road, at Wamuran in a north-westerly direction towards Pates Road and Powell Road.
 
The fire has been contained and crews will continue to monitor the area. Properties are not under direct threat at this time. 

People in the area may be affected by smoke throughout the day, which could reduce visibility and air quality.

Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you or your property is under threat.

 

Earlier : Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

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

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

Currently as at 5.45pm on Wednesday 28 November, a bushfire is burning on the side of Mount Miketeebumulgrai, near King Road, at Wamuran in a north-westerly direction towards Pates Road and Powell Road.

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

The fire has been contained and 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/map

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.

 

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