Smoke alert for east of Yanchep to Two Rocks

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The smoke alert is for Indian Ocean Dr between Yanchep Beach Rd and Military Rd. File picture

A SMOKE alert for east of Yanchep to Two Rocks has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions.

The smoke alert issued at 5.34pm is for Indian Ocean Dr between Yanchep Beach Rd and Military Rd and adjacent roads.

The alert said the smoke was due to a combination of Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions (DBCA) and private property burns in the area and would clear overnight.

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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