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.