Eight QFES crews are on the scene of a grass fire at Imbil.
Eight QFES crews are on the scene of a grass fire at Imbil.

UPDATE: Mary Valley fire controlled

UPDATE 7am MONDAY:

A FIRE that was burning fiercely near Imbil yesterday afternoon was contained yesterday evening. 

Firefighters left the scene after 5pm, a Queensland Fire and Rescue spokeswoman said. 

 

UPDATE: 3.45PM: EIGHT firefighting crews are on the scene of a grass fire at Imbil which is reportedly burning near houses in the area.

They were called to the blaze, which is burning on Rush Rd, about 2.15pm.

A QFS spokeswoman said crews were still assessing at the scene.

"We don't know if there is any threat to the properties at the moment," she said.

EARLIER 3PM: FIREFIGHTERS are racing to the scene of a grass fire near Imbil homes, just hours after they were forced to extinguish a burning car at Amamoor.

A QFES spokesman said two crews were on their way to the Imbil fire, which was burning at a property on Rush Rd.

It is the second fire emergency services have had to deal with in the Mary Valley today.

Earlier, Police and fireys were called to a burning car in the backyard of an Amamoor property about 10am.

The spokesman said the fire was under control 10 minutes after the crews arrived.

Police said they were investigating the incident.

Gympie Times


GIG GUIDE: Entertainment around the Gympie region this week

premium_icon GIG GUIDE: Entertainment around the Gympie region this week

Don't miss these good bands perform in Gympie this week.

How the Hammers will expand their club this season

premium_icon How the Hammers will expand their club this season

'We have moved to town and our family have been involved with rugby'

There's never a better time or better deal - $1 for 28 days

There's never a better time or better deal - $1 for 28 days

This is the best deal we have ever offered