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.

•    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.

Visit, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DBCA's Parks and Wildlife Service on Twitter or Facebook, listen to news updates.

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