Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) is aware of a bushfire burning in the vicinity of the Jardine River National Park and Heathlands Resource Reserve near Heathlands Road and Bamaga Road. Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) crews are on scene and will continue to monitor this fire. For Park Alerts, including track and camping ground closures, go to parks.des.qld.gov.au/park-alerts/. Smoke may affect the area, so motorists and 4WD enthusiasts should drive with caution and to conditions. Residents and visitors are asked to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, keep their medication close by. If residents are concerned their property is under threat they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately.
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