Planned burn Town Reserve, Sugar Bag Road, CALOUNDRA WEST
  • Monday 26 July 2021
Planned Burn Caloundra West

Burn location: Town Reserve, Sugar Bag Road, Caloundra West

Date: Tuesday 27 July 2021

Time: Approximately 10am to 3pm

Details
A section of Town Reserve, Sugar Bag Road, Caloundra West, will undergo a prescribed burn on Tuesday 27 July, 2021, between 10am and 3pm, weather permitting, as a component of Sunshine Coast Council’s Bushfire Management Program.

A three-hectare section of land is planned to be burnt and smoke impacts to surrounding residents and road users are expected to be minimal. Some access and mountain bike trails will be closed during burn operations. Please follow signage for safety.

Smoke will be noticed in immediate areas surrounding Town Reserve, including the following roads:

Mark Road East
Enterprise Street
Exeter Way
Newing Way
Satinwood Court
Lancewood Street
Birch Street
Lawman Street
Hans Street
Lynne Street
Industrial Avenue
Nicklin Way
Smoke plumes may be noticed from further afield.

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

Planned burns
help to reduce the amount of fuel on the ground before bushfire season
help to lessen the intensity of any subsequent bushfires
help 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.