SMOKE ALERT: Ormeau residents warned of hazard reduction burn

Ormeau Hills residents are being warned to expect a bit of smoke around the suburb today with firies conducting a hazard reduction burn.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services said people in the area may be affected by smoke, and urged residents to keep their windows closed.

“Will you be in Ormeau Hills today? There may be some smoke around, with QFES conducting a hazard reduction burn at the Plateau Reserve,” QFES said on Facebook.


“If you’re affected by smoke close windows and doors and keep respiratory medication close by. Also remember to drive to conditions.”

It’s understood a few extra crews will be around the area training as well.