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Avoid smoke: Stockyard bushfire, near Toowoomba

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A warning to avoid smoke has been issued for a fire at Stockyard near Toowoomba, as at 3:13pm Monday, 4 October 2021.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Service says smoke is currently affecting Stockyard, Flagstone Creek and surrounding areas.

An aircraft is also assisting ground crews.

What you should do:
- Follow health guidance and monitor live air quality information by clicking the smoke information link below.
- Avoid driving through smoke where possible and be aware of firefighters working in the area.
- Stay indoors, and close windows and doors.
- Keep respiratory medication close by.
- If you have a bushfire survival plan, refer to it now.

Impacts:
- There is no direct fire threat to property at this time.
- Reduced air quality may cause health impacts for some people.
- Smoke may reduce visibility and affect driving conditions.
- Roads may be closed.