The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for Mandurah, Pinjarra, Dwellingup and surrounds in the Peel region.
The smoke is due to Parks and Wildlife Service prescribed burns in the area. The smoke is expected to clear by midday today.
WHAT TO DO:
• 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.
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