Smoke alert issued for Yanchep, Perth and down to Mandurah

The Parks and Wildlife Service issued a smoke alert for prescribed burns.
The Parks and Wildlife Service issued a smoke alert for prescribed burns.

A SMOKE alert has been issued for Yanchep down to Mandurah, for the Perth CBD and Perth Hills.

The Parks and Wildlife Service advised that the smoke is due to prescribed burns being carried in the area by DBCA’s Parks and Wildlife Service and is expected to clear by tomorrow morning.

People should shut doors and windows and turn off air-conditioners if the smoke gets too thick.

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.