Smoke Alert for various areas

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Smoke Alert for various areas Triple M

Take note of various areas around the Great Southern currently effected by smoke:

Time of issue:11:48 AM
Date of issue: 30 April 2018

Smoke Alert for Westdale, Brookton and Pingelly townsites in the Shires of Beverley, Brookton and Pingelly

The Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions has issued a smoke alert for Westdale, Brookton and Pingelly townsites and surrounding areas.

The smoke is the result of a prescribed burn being carried out 35km south of Jarrahdale today.

The smoke is expected to clear by tomorrow morning

 

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

KEEP UP TO DATE:

Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, or listen to news bulletins.

The next update will be issued when the situation changes

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- Draker

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