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Wooderson bushfire update

 
As at: 15th October 2020 10:30 AM
 
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are on scene at a grass fire burning near the intersection of Marsh Road and Neville Road, Wooderson. 
 
This grass fire is under control and currently posing no threat to property.
 
Firefighters are working to contain the fire and will continue to monitor throughout the day.
 
People 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: Wooderson grass fire as at 2.10pm Tues 13 Oct

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a grass fire in Wooderson, south of Calliope.

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

Currently as at 2.10pm Tuesday 13 October, a grass fire is travelling from near the intersection of Marsh Road and Nellie Simpson Road towards Gladstone Monto Road, Wooderson.

Gladstone Monto Road is closed to traffic near the Marsh Road intersection.

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

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.