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STAY INFORMED: Crews still monitoring Kingaroy bushfire

UPDATE, SUNDAY 12PM: Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews will continue to monitor a bushfire burning to the east of Schellbachs Road, Kingaroy.

The fire is burning within containment lines and there is no threat to property at this time.

Smoke may affect the area.

If affected, residents are advised to close windows and doors.

Those suffering from a respiratory condition should keep their medications close by.

Motorists are advised to drive with caution and to conditions as smoke can decrease visibility on the road.

If residents are concerned their property is under threat they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately.

EARLIER, SATURDAY 9AM: Crews are still monitoring a bushfire burning at 239 Curtis St, Kingaroy.

Residents are advised to stay informed and call 000 if there is any threat to property.

EARLIER, FRIDAY 5.20PM: Kingaroy bushfire warning has changed to stay informed.

You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes.  

Currently as at 5.10pm on 17 August a bushfire is burning to the east of Schellbachs Road, Kingaroy.  

People in the area will be affected by smoke, which will reduce visibility and air quality.  

Properties are not under direct threat at this time.

Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you or your property is under threat.

EARLIER, 4.10PM: Aerial support has been brought in to help fight a bushfire in Kingaroy.

A helicopter is water bombing the fast moving bushfire, to support the 22 crews on the ground.

EARLIER 4PM: There are now 18 Queensland Fire and Emergency Service crews on site at the Kingaroy bushfire. 

Residents are encouraged to follow their bushfire survival plan.

EARLIER, 3.30PM: Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) has issued a PREPARE TO LEAVE notice for residents of Haydens Rd and North Branch Rd, Kingaroy. 

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire and conditions could get worse.

The fire is likely to impact Hayden St.

You need to be ready to follow your bushfire survival plan.

If you do not have a plan, or intend to leave, you should be ready to leave the area because the situation could get worse quickly.

Currently as at 3.10pm August 17, a swift moving fire is travelling in a northerly direction towards Haydens Road and North Branch Road, Kingaroy. 

Fire crews are working to contain the fire but firefighters may not be able to protect every property.

You should not expect a firefighter at your door.

People in the area will be affected by smoke, which will reduce visibility and air quality.

Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe your property is under threat.

EARLIER, 3PM: QUEENSLAND Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Kingaroy travelling from Curtis Road towards Ferne Road and Schellbachs Road, Kingaroy.

There are 14 crews on scene of the fire attempting to contain the blaze.

Crews are working to contain the fire, which broke out earlier this afternoon. People in the area will be affected by smoke, which will reduce visibility and air quality.

Call 000 immediately if you believe you or your property is under threat.

You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes.

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