The following information has been issued by the Department of Parks and Wildlife
The Department of Parks and Wildlife has issued a smoke alert for Northcliffe, Pemberton, Augusta and surrounds. The smoke is from a prescribed burn carried out today north-east of Northcliffe.
The smoke is expected to clear overnight.
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.
More information on prescribed burns can be found at www.dpaw.wa.gov.au
The specified alert has expired and is no longer active.
A new alert may have been issued for this incident.
Please visit the Alerts and Warnings page for the latest information.
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