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Grass Fire Sparks Near Gladstone

UPDATE | Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews remain on scene at a grass fire burning near Popenia Road, Mount Larcom.

This fire is contained and is posing no threat to property at this time.

This fire is likely to burn for several days and crews will continue to monitor.

Smoke may affect Mount Larcom, Boyne Island, Gladstone and surrounds, including the Bruce Highway.

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...

EARLIER | Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews remain on scene at a grass fire burning near Popenia Road, Mount Larcom.

This fire has been contained and is posing no threat to property at this time.

Firefighters will monitor the fire throughout the day. Smoke may affect Mount Larcom, Boyne Island, Gladstone and surrounds, including the Bruce Highway.

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 concern

EARLIER | Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews remain on scene at a grass fire burning near Popenia Road, Mount Larcom.

This fire has been contained and is posing no threat to property at this time.

Multiple firefighters will work to strengthen containment lines throughout the day.

Smoke may affect Mount Larcom, Boyne Island, Gladstone and surrounds, including the Bruce Highway.

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 | Crews remain at the scene of a grass fire burning near Popenia Road, Mount Larcom.

Crews are working to contain the fire, which is posing no threat to property at this time.

Waterbombing aircraft will be working in the area throughout the afternoon.

Smoke may affect the area, including the Bruce Highway.

Residents affected by smoke should close windows and doors.

Those suffering from a respiratory condition should keep their 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 | Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews remain on scene at a grass fire burning near Popenia Road, Mount Larcom.

They are working to contain the fire and there is posing no threat to property.

Smoke may affect the area, including the Bruce Highway. Residents affected by smoke should close windows and doors.

Those suffering from a respiratory condition should keep their 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 | Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews remain on scene at a grass fire burning near Popenia Road in Mount Larcom.

This fire broke out on Wednesday and is posing no threat to property at this time.

Firefighters will continue to establish containment lines throughout Thursday.  

Residents should close windows and doors and keep any respiratory 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 grass fire has sparked at Mount Larcom, near Gladstone.

It broke out at 1:15PM on Wednesday near Popenia Road in Mount Larcom.

Firefighters were working to contain the fire and smoke may affect surrounding areas.

Residents should close windows and doors and keep any respiratory 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.