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Mareeba Shire Council wishes to advise that hazard mitigation burns for the protection of residential/commercial and rural assets is planned over two days from Wednesday, 17 July 2024 to Thursday, 18 July 2024, weather depending.

This is a joint operation being conducted by Mareeba Shire Council, Queensland Fire and Rescue Service and Rural Fire Service crews.

Location of the controlled burns:

  1. Rail Corridor, Mareeba (please refer to the map included).
  2. Ray Road and Zenel Road, Mareeba (please refer to the map included).
  3. Mareeba Industrial Park and Adil Road, Mareeba (please refer to the map included).

Alternate Traffic Conditions

Please be advised there may be altered traffic conditions as there will be fire vehicles and fire fighters in these locations during the operation.


  • Avoid driving through smoke where possible and be aware of firefighters working in the area.
  • Stay indoors, close windows and doors.
  • Keep respiratory medication close by.
  • Reduced air quality may cause health impacts for some people.
  • Smoke may reduce visibility and affect driving conditions.

Purpose of the Burns:

Bushfire Mitigation: Reducing the risk and intensity of bushfires and their potential impact on communities and infrastructure.

Ecological Health: Promoting biodiversity and the conservation of species and habitats.

For further information please phone Council on 1300 308 461.