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Vegetation Fire Alight Near Gladstone

UPDATE | Crews remain at the scene of a vegetation fire near Gladstone on Wednesday.

It is burning behind Lake Awoonga near the campgrounds and Gladstone Monto Road, Diglum. T

his fire is contained and is posing no threat to property.

Firefighters are currently patrolling the area.

Nearby areas may be affected by smoke. Residents are asked to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, keep medications close by. Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions. If residents are concerned their property is under threat they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately.

EARLIER | A vegetation fire has sparked near Gladstone.  

Crews are tackling the blaze behind Lake Awonga near the campgrounds and Gladstone Monto Road, Dilgum.

It broke out on Wednesday afternoon and is posing no threat to property.

Residents are asked to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, keep medications close by.

Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions. If residents are concerned their property is under threat they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately.