Hazard reduction burns likely to result in smoke across Gold Coast

Gold Coasters are being warned not to be alarmed if they see or smell smoke today with crews expected to conduct hazard reduction burns in two coast suburbs.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services say one of the planned burns is scheduled to be conducted near Smith Road at Bonogin from Monday 30th July to Friday August 3.

The second burn-off is being happening in the Nerang National Park at Nerang.


The burn will begin on Tuesday 31st July and continue until Friday August 3, weather permitting.

Residents are being urged to close their windows and doors, with smoke expected to affect the area.

People suffering from respiratory conditions should also keep their medications close by.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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