The blaze was attended by seven urban and two rural crews in its peak.
The blaze was attended by seven urban and two rural crews in its peak. Trinette Stevens

Minimal crews remain on Fairy Bower Rd blaze

UPDATE 5pm: REPORTS suggest Mclaughlin St has been reopened as the blaze on Fairy Bower Rd reduces.

A spokesperson from the QFES said most crews had left the scene, but a few Gracemere crews remain.

They said the fire was initially fast moving with multiple fronts, and had initially posed a threat to surrounding structures.

The job is now in "wind down".

The blaze was attended by seven urban and two rural crews in its peak.

 

UPDATE 4pm: A SPOKESPERSON from the Queensland Fire and Rescue Service says the fire is now burning within containment lines.

Crews have reportedly indicated they do not require any further assistance.

 

BREAKING 2:55pm: A VEGETATION fire has broken out on Fairy Bower Rd.  

It is believed crews are going to close off Mclaughlin St on the Capricorn Highway.  

The blaze started at around 1:45pm.  

Crews are still at the scene, it is not believed any houses are in danger.  



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