Planned burn Edward Corbould Environment Reserve East, Corbould Park
  • Thursday 28 July 2022
Map of burn location for Corbould Park Planning BurnBurn location: Edward Corbould Environment Reserve East, 347 Caloundra Rd, CORBOULD PARK
Date: Friday July 29, 2022
Time: approximately between 9.30am to 4pm, weather dependent.

Details
A section of Edward Corbould Environment Reserve East will undergo a planned burn on Friday July 28, between 9.30am and 4pm, weather permitting, as part of Sunshine Coast Council’s Bushfire Management Program.

A 2.5 hectare section of the reserve is planned to be burnt and smoke impacts to surrounding residents and road users are expected to be minimal.

To reduce the impact on animals, a fauna corridor will be maintained for wildlife.

Park closure
The reserve will be closed during burn operations and for at least a day following the burn. Please follow signage for your safety. 

Smoke

Smoke from the fire will be closely monitored. It is not expected to significantly affect surrounding areas however will be noticed from the following roads:

Caloundra Road 
Pierce Avenue
Lexington Drive 
Bell Creek Arterial Road 
Discovery Drive
Parklands Boulevard 
Kentucky Court
Ascot Way
Corbould Way
Smoke plumes may be noticed from further afield.

Planned burns help to
Reduce the amount of fuel on the ground before bushfire season
Lessen the intensity of any subsequent wildfires
Plant species to survive that rely on fire to regenerate.

Community safety
Any threats to life and property call 000
Any residents affected by smoke are advised to close windows and doors, utilise air-conditioning and keep respiratory medication close at hand. Seek medical advice if you are susceptible to smoke impacts 
As a precaution, road users are advised to drive to suit conditions with the potential for smoke to reduce visibility. 

Residual smoke may be experienced for up to one day.

More information on Council’s Bushfire Management Program is available at https://www.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au/Environment/Bushland-Protection/Bushfire-Management