Busselton and surrounds: smoke alert issued.

A smoke alert for Busselton and surrounds has been issued.
A smoke alert for Busselton and surrounds has been issued.

The Department of Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a smoke alert for Busselton and surrounds.

The smoke is from a prescribed burn being carried out in the area.

It is expected to clear by Thursday 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 emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 3337 or visit facebook.com/dfeswa/.