The department suggests residents to “stay indoors as possible with windows and doors closed until outdoor air quality is better”.
They also suggested seeking cleaner air in places like air-conditioned buildings such as libraries or shopping centres.
“If you feel that the air in your home is uncomfortable, consider going to a place with cleaner air (such as an air-conditioned building like a library or shopping centre) if it is safe to do so.”
The RFS also recommended ensuring pets have access to a protected area and advised drivers to slow down, keep windows up, and turn headlights on when driving through smoky areas.
Residents were also asked not to call emergency services solely to report smoky conditions.
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