UPDATE: Queensland Fire and Emergency services have issued an update regarding the Kingaroy dump fire.
UPDATE: Queensland Fire and Emergency services have issued an update regarding the Kingaroy dump fire.

GALLERY AND VIDEO: Crews respond to fire at facility

UPDATE 2:25PM: A Queensland Fire and Emergency Services spokeswoman has confirmed the fire inside the Kingaroy Waste and Recycling Facility is now under control.

"There are still six fire trucks and crews on the scene but we have received updates that the blaze has been contained and crews are finalising the scene to ensure everything is safe," she said.

The QFES spokeswoman also verified there would be no further investigations into the source of the fire but could not confirm what initially started the blaze to break out around 12.30pm this afternoon.

EARLIER 12:54PM: Kingaroy Fire Station captain Bruce Groer confirmed they were responding to a fire at the Kingaroy Waste and Recycling Facility.

"We are in action trying to extinguish the fire," Mr Groer said.

"It's under control for now and contained but it is far from extinguished.

"We will keep working away until it's been made safe," he said.

 

EARLIER 12:30PM: Queensland Fire and Emergency Services are responding to a dump fire in the South Burnett.

Three fire crews are controlling the blaze at the Kingaroy Waste and Recycling Facility.

Reports of the fire were called in at 12.30pm.

At this stage there is no threat to any properties.

More information to come.

South Burnett

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