UPDATE: Fire that jumped containment lines under control

4pm |

CREWS on the ground have reported the fire at Bracewell is under control and contained. 

They are almost finished conducting backburning, a QFES spokeswoman said.

Firefighters will remain on scene this afternoon, monitoring the fire.

 

3pm | 

TWO QFES crews are on scene at a grass fire at East End Rd and Aplin Rd.

Firies are currently putting fire breaks in the area, according to a QFES spokeswoman.

The blaze is in the vicinity of properties.

 

2.20pm | 

RURAL and urban firefighters are responding to reports of a vegetation fire threatening at least one home at Bracewell.

About 1.55pm, Queensland Fire and Emergency Services received reports of a controlled burn that had jumped containment lines along Aplin Rd.

It is believed a property owner contacted emergency services about the fire threat, which is just 400m from a house.

Fire crews are not yet on scene.

It is still not clear just how fast the space between the flames and the house is closing.

Updates to follow.


Mitchell Campdraft kicks up the dust

Mitchell Campdraft kicks up the dust

See the action from Sunday's Novice A compeition.

Aged care providers encouraged to apply for grant

Aged care providers encouraged to apply for grant

GRANTS up to $500,000 on offer

Town disappears off the map

Town disappears off the map

The town which no longer exists

Local Partners