Tangalooma resort safe from fire

first_imgA fire burning on Moreton Island poses no immediate threat to life or property according to Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service who are continuing to monitor and manage the wildfire.Acting Regional Manager Anthony Contarino said everything was in place to deal with the fire.A spokesperson for Tangalooma Island Resort has confirmed the property is safe and under no threat. “The Tangalooma Resort is considered safe being protected by Middle Road and hazard mitigation burns conducted in 2011.” Mr Contarino said.So far the fire has affected only a handful of campsites as police asked approximately 50 campers to relocate.  While there is currently no restriction on vehicle permits at this stage,  Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service will not be taking any bookings for camping at this time.  “Everything is in place to deal with this fire. Fire units and crews have been on the ground since the fire was detected on Wednesday afternoon, and a helicopter with water bombing capacity has also been used,” Mr Contarino said.  Source = e-Travel Blackboard: K.Wlast_img

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