SMOKE ALERT: Hazard reduction burn at Coonarr today (near Bundaberg).
SMOKE ALERT: Hazard reduction burn at Coonarr today (near Bundaberg). QFES

Firies urge residents to shut doors and windows

FIRE and emergency services officers are urging residents in Coonarr and Kinkuna to shut their doors and windows.

SMOKE: Photos taken from Elliott Heads between 10 & 11 am today in vicinity of Kinkuna National Park.
SMOKE: Photos taken from Elliott Heads between 10 & 11 am today in vicinity of Kinkuna National Park. Rod Savage

The smoke alert was issued about 11.40am as local firefighters perform a hazard reduction burn at Coonarr.

This burn is one of many undertaken throughout the 2017 fire season to help prevent large-scale and uncontrolled bushfires from engulfing the region.

SMOKE: Photos taken from Elliott Heads between 10 & 11 am today in vicinity of Kinkuna National Park.
SMOKE: Photos taken from Elliott Heads between 10 & 11 am today in vicinity of Kinkuna National Park. Rod Savage


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