A grass fire is burning at Memerambi.
A grass fire is burning at Memerambi. Christian Berechree

STAY INFORMED: Burnett crews fighting four fires

RESIDENTS are urged to stay informed as Queensland Fire and Emergency Service crews are attending a number of fires across the region, including a grass fire in Memerambi.

The bushfire warning level has been upgraded to advice, as of 1.05pm this afternoon.

Four vehicles are on scene at the fire, and two are en route to the fire located at 6 Oil Seeds Rd, Memerambi.

The grass fire is travelling from Oil Seeds Rd in an easterly direction towards Couchmans Rd.

Authorities are urging residents to keep up to date and decide what actions they will take if the situation changes.

The fire was first reported at 12.43pm on November 28.

There is also another crew en route to a grass fire at Ficks Crossing along the Bunya Highway, which was reported at 1.07pm.

Residents are advised to close their doors and windows and keep medication close by if suffering from a respiratory condition.

Motorists should use caution and drive to conditions.

If residents believe their property is under threat, they should call 000 immediately.

 

QFES crews are also monitoring a vegetation fire located at 8 Knight St, Kingaroy.

They are also aware of a smouldering fire near Birch Rd, north-east of Memerambi Barkers Creek Rd, Wattle Camp.

Firefighters are monitoring the fire, which is posing no threat to property at this time.

Residents are urged to remain alert, with a complete fire ban placed over the Burnett region until 10am on Friday as weather conditions continue.

South Burnett

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