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Smoke alert issues for South West

South Western Times

The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for Perth to Manjimup including Mandurah and Bunbury in the South West and Perth Metropolitan area

The smoke is the result of a prescribed burn being carried out today by Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions Parks and Wildlife Service 12km north of Walpole and is expected to clear by tomorrow morning.


  • 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.

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