DFES release smoke warning for South West

Smoke alert for South West

Smoke Alert for Bunbury, Busselton, Margaret River, Donnybrook and surrounds in the South West

The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for Bunbury, Busselton, Margaret River, Donnybrook and surrounds in the South West.

Smoke is expected to accumulate over these areas in the South West today as a result of a fires burning in Collie.

WHAT TO DO:

  • If the smoke is particularly thick, it is recommended people shut doors and windows and turn off air-conditioners.
  • Smoke may reduce visibility on some roads and motorists should take care, turn on headlights and travel at appropriate speeds when travelling in these areas.
  • People with asthma and pre-existing respiratory or cardiovascular illnesses should follow their pre-prepared treatment plan.
  • People with conditions exacerbated by smoke should take precautions in line with their medical advice for these circumstances.

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