A fire started at the Lakes Creek Road landfill this afternoon.
A fire started at the Lakes Creek Road landfill this afternoon. Chris Ison ROK130212cfire2

Large fire at Rocky dump

UPDATE, 4.30pm: The fire at the Lakes Creek Road landfill was under control and would be monitored over the next 24-48 hours, a Rockhampton Regional Council spokeswoman said in a media statement issued this afternoon.

 . BREAKING 3.15pm: A large fire has broken out at the Rockhampton dump producing a plume of black smoke. 

Initial reports say Rockhampton Regional Council workers are using excavators and water trucks to contain the blaze at the landfill on Lakes Creek Road.



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