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Crews on scene to contain vegetation fire

MONDAY, 2.45PM: Multiple Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are on scene at a vegetation fire burning near Evans Road, Ballogie (west of Wondai).

Firefighters are working to contain the fire, which broke out west of Wondai earlier this afternoon.

There is no threat to property at this time.

Smoke is affecting the surrounding areas. 

MONDAY, 2PM: MOTORISTS should be extra careful when driving near Old Esk Rd and Cameron Rd outside Blackbutt as a nearby grass fire is throwing up a large amount of smoke.

Two Queensland Fire and Emergency Services crews are currently on scene at the vegetation fire.

This fire broke out at 6.30pm Saturday, 9 September and is posing no threat to property at this time.

The two crews are back burning to strengthening containment lines.

Taromeo residents and motorists driving in the area will be affected by a smoke haze.

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.

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