Fire Station, Fire stock photo, 
Photo: Daniel Perrin / Daily News
Fire Station, Fire stock photo, Photo: Daniel Perrin / Daily News Daniel Perrin /TWE

Two vegetation fires burning in South Burnett

FIRE FIGHTERS were fighting two vegetation fires in the South Burnett on Saturday afternoon.

Eight vehicles attended to a fire on Gayndah Road at Merlwood, north of Murgon.

The fire was reported to the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services at 2.26pm.

A QFES spokeswoman said no buildings were under threat.

Five crews attended to a fire at Reillys Rd, Cushnie, just west of Tingoora.

The fire was reported to QFES at 2.31pm.

For both fires QFES advised smoke may affect residents and motorists in the area.

Residents should 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 you believe your property is under threat, you should call 000 immediately.

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