AVOID SMOKE: Wondai State Forest fire

A smoke alert has been issued for the Cherbourg region. PICTURE: FILE

A ‘avoid smoke’ alert has been issued due to a bushfire in the Cherbourg region.

The fire as of 9.46am on Friday, 29 September had smoke currently affecting Cherbourg, Wondai, Murgon, Moffatdale and surrounding areas. This is from a fire burning in Wondai State Forest.


– 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. Drones affect 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.