AVOID SMOKE: 3 Burnett fires


Smoke from a bushfire is currently affecting Booie and surrounding areas on Wednesday, 23 August.

Residents in this area are urged by QFES to ‘avoid smoke’ from the fire burning near Mount Hope Road.

Meanwhile, QFES crews are also monitoring vegetation fires in Wattle Camp and Benarkin.


– Stay inside and close windows and doors.

– Keep respiratory medication close by.

– Follow your bushfire survival plan now. If you do not have a bushfire survival plan, make one on the QFES website.

– Avoid driving through smoke if you can.

– Watch out for firefighters working in the area.

– Do not fly drones around the fire or in the warning area. This can block air operations.


– No properties are at risk.

– Smoke can make it hard for some people to breathe.

– Smoke can make it hard to see when you are driving.

– Some roads may be closed.