Aerial View of Borumba Dam, where a grassfire is being battled this morning.
Aerial View of Borumba Dam, where a grassfire is being battled this morning.

UPDATE: Fire near Borumba Dam is planned burn

UPDATE 10am: 

FOUR fire crews are at a controlled burn near lake Borumba in the Mary valley. 

The planned burn is at Old Yabba Rd at Borumba Dam and has been burning since 8.40am this morning, a  Queensland Fire and Emergency Service spokeswoman said

EARLIER: 19am, Thursday 

RURAL fire crews are battling a grassfire that has broken out near Lake Borumba, in the Mary Valley.

A Queensland Fire and Emergency Service spokeswoman said the fire on Old Yabba Road at Borumba Dam broke out this morning and a crew from the Yabba Creek Rural Fire Brigade had been on the scene since 8.40am.

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She said there was no other information available at this stage.

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The fire was believed to be about 30m x 500m in size.

Aerial View of Borumba Dam
Aerial View of Borumba Dam
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