Smoke Alert for Rockingham to Mandurah and surrounds

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A Smoke Alert has been issued for Rockingham to Mandurah and surrounds, in the Cities of Rockingham and Mandurah and the Shires of Murray and Serpentine-Jarrahdale.

The smoke is the result of a prescribed burn being carried out by DBCA's Parks and Wildlife Service. The smoke is expected to clear 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 DBCA's Parks and Wildlife Service on Twitter or Facebook, listen to news updates.

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