Mareeba Shire Council wishes to advise residents that Council Officers will be conducting controlled burns in Dimbulah and Mareeba at the following locations starting from Monday 5 August 2019 for a two-week period (weather permitting):
Dimbulah: Argile Street, Dimbulah Caravan Park, Cattarossi Street, Wolfram Road and Leadingham Creek Road.
Mareeba: Chatfeild Street, Vaughan Street, Courtney Street, Earl Street, Mary Andrews Park, Clinton Close, Zenel Road, Wylandra Estate, Kowa Street and James Street.
The planned hazard reduction burns will reduce the fuel loads and help to protect life and property during the wildfire season. It is advisable to remove any clothing from clothes lines during this operation. Residents who suffer respiratory problems may have to take adequate precautions to avoid the smoke. For more information, please contact 1300 308 461.