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Vegetation Fire Out At Hervey Range

UPDATE 11/9/19 | Crews have now left the scene of the vegetation fire at Hervey Range.  

EARLIER | Crews are keeping an eye on that vegetation fire alight at Hervey Range.

It is burning near Hervey Range Road, between the Hervey Range Lookout and the Gun Club.

This fire is under control, however smoke will continue to affect nearby residents.

Hervey Range Road is no longer closed but motorists should continue to drive with caution and to conditions.

Residents are asked to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, keep their medication close by. If residents are concerned their property is under threat they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately.

EARLIER | Hervey Range – vegetation fire as at 2.50pm Sun 8 Sept

Multiple Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are on scene at a vegetation fire burning near Hervey Range Road, between the Hervey Range Lookout and the Gun Club. Firefighters are conducting backburning operations in the area and smoke will affect nearby residents. Hervey Range Road is closed and police are on scene to assist with traffic management. Residents are asked to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, keep their medication 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.