DOOLBI (south of #Childers) - bushfire: Multiple #QFRS and #RFSQ crews are on scene at a large bushfire near the Bruce Highway at Doolbi, south of #Childers. The fire broke out at about 10am and crews are currently working to contain it. The fire is not threating any property but is causing a lot of smoke, closing the Bruce Highway in the area. Firefighters are likely to back burn later in the afternoon and smoke is expected to linger in the area for the rest of the day. Residents with respiratory illnesses are advised to close their windows and doors and keep medication close by. Motorists are advised to avoid the area and drive with caution.
Posted on: Thu, 17 Oct 2013 00:57:03 +0000
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