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Smoke alert for Perth to Peel

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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

Freelance video journalist
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