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Bushfire Sparks At Shoalwater Bay Military Training Area

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A vegetation fire is burning at the Shoalwater Bay Military Training Area.

Defence crews are currently working to contain the fire, which is posing no threat to property at this time. Smoke may affect Rockhampton Regional Council and Livingston Shire Council areas over the coming days.

If affected, residents are asked to close windows and doors, and keep medications close by if suffering from a respiratory condition.

Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions as smoke may decrease visibility on the roads. If you are concerned your property is under threat call Triple Zero (000) immediately.

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