Hazard Reduction Burn – Mt Samson

Moreton Bay Regional Council will undertake a bushfire hazard reduction burn near Mt Samson school, on Saturday, 12 August, 2017, weather permitting.

Residents near Mt Samson and surrounding suburbs may notice smoke both during and after the burn.

Residents and businesses should keep away from the burn during and in the days following the event.

Asthmatics and people sensitive to smoke are advised to stay indoors and keep their windows and doors closed.

Motorists in the area should drive to the conditions.

Pets and livestock should be secured, if necessary.

Council hazard reduction burn crews work closely with the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services to undertake planned burns.

For more information about council’s planned burns program, visit: www.moretonbay.qld.gov.au/plannedburns

Helpful resources are available from the Rural Fire Service website at www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au