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Smoke alert for Perth to Peel

File image. Photo: Tex Reeks.

The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a smoke alert for Perth to Peel on Tuesday.

The smoke is the result of multiple prescribed burns being carried out by DPAW.

Authorities expect the smoke to clear by Wednesday morning.

The following advise has been advised:

  • 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.

Keep updated:
Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au or call 13 DFES (13 3337).

Tex Reeks

Texas (Tex) Reeks is a video journalist and national award-winning news photographer. Reeks' dedication and commitment to local news media and telling stories has seen him build an extensive portfolio in Western Australia's news industry from a young age. Writing online stories and covering news events for Perth's mainstream media networks, Reeks, has covered and broken some of WA's biggest breaking news stories including shark attacks, police manhunts, plane crashes, major crime investigations, and major political incidents. Reek's interest and knowledge in criminology and policing results in his focus on crime and court stories.
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