FIRE crews are battling a blaze on the side of Grainger Rd, Imbil.
FIRE crews are battling a blaze on the side of Grainger Rd, Imbil. Barbara Harris

UPDATE: Fire crews are monitoring the Imbil bushfire

UPDATE Tuesday 9:40am: 

THE Queensland Fire and Emergency Services are currently monitoring a grass fire burning near Ballard Road, Imbil.

This fire broke out on Sunday and is posing no threat to property at this time.

The fire is burning in inaccessible land.

Imbil residents may be affected by a smoke haze throughout the day.

Residents are asked to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, keep medications 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.

 

EARLIER:

MULTIPLE fire crews are battling a grassfire at Imbil that occurred yesterday.

It's believed the fire broke out near Ballard Rd, yesterday morning and is burning in inaccessible land.

Firefighters are working to control the blaze by conducting backburning operations in the area.

There are no threats to property at this time.

Imbil residents will be affected by a smoke haze throughout the day and are asked to close windows and doors.

For those suffering from a respiratory condition, keep medicines close by.

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

More information to come.

Gympie Times


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