Smoke alert issued for Lane Poole Reserve

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A smoke alert has been issued for Lane Poole Reserve and surrounds in the Shires of Murray and Waroona.

The smoke is due to a prescribed burn being carried out by the Department of Biodiversity Conservation and Attractions and may persist in the area for several days.

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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