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Sand dune fire, Marram Grass burns in hot weather June 6th 2023

Huge sand dune fire on the Maharees.
sand dune fire
Amazing response by locals, visitors and the fire brigade getting the fire under control.
How do fires start? Fires can start from discarded cigarettes or vapes and from the starting of camp / party fires.

Burning Rubbish

Illegal Camping

Fire during a party

Please respect the dunes. The Marram grass binds the sand and keeps our community safe from the effects of Sea level rise and storm surges.