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This message is being issued for the Lorne Cora Lynn Planned Burn. 

Smoke will be visible across a number of communities, including Lorne through to Kennett River and potentially Forrest, Deans Marsh and Aireys Inlet. 

Smoke is also visible form a number of private stubble burns on farmland.  
If you are sensitive to smoke you should limit prolonged or heavy physical activity. Where possible you should try to stay indoors. 

If you are driving and encounter heavy smoke please drive carefully with your headlights on.
What you should do:
  • Anyone experiencing wheezing, chest tightness and difficulty breathing should call Triple Zero (000).
  • If you have concerns about your health you should seek medical advice or call Nurse on Call on 1300 606 024.

Smoke and your health:
  • Some people are more sensitive to the effects of breathing in smoke. You will be more sensitive to smoke if you have a heart or lung condition (including asthma), are pregnant, or are over 65. Children up to 14 are more sensitive to the effects of breathing in smoke.
  • If you are sensitive to smoke you should limit prolonged or heavy physical activity. Where possible you should try to stay indoors.
  • If you have a heart or lung conditions you should take your medication as prescribed by your doctor.
  • If you are asthmatic, follow your asthma plan and carry reliever medication with you.
  • For more information about smoke and your health visit https://www.epa.vic.gov.au/your-environment/air/smoke.
This message was issued by FFMV.

For information on planned burns: - Stay up to date with planned burns in your area: http://delwp.vic.gov.au/ffmvic/planned-burns. - For information about planned burns visit http://www.delwp.vic.gov.au/safer-together/home.

Unless the situation changes, this will be the last smoke message issued.