A large grass fire that was burning along Dairy Inn Rd and Hedlow Rd yesterday has reignited today.
A large grass fire that was burning along Dairy Inn Rd and Hedlow Rd yesterday has reignited today.

BREAKING: Dairy Inn Rd fire reignited

SATURDAY 11AM: A GRASS fire which was burning along Dairy Inn Road yesterday has reignited today.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services have one crew at the scene North or Rockhampton working to put out the blaze after it started up again this morning near a dam.

More are expected to arrive shortly to assist.

As many as 10 crews were at the scene yesterday trying to contain the blaze that burned out of control for a short time along Dairy Inn Rd and Hedlow Rd.

Crews were still on the scene over six hours after the blaze started yesterday.

UPDATE: FIRE crews are still monitoring the blaze on Dairy Inn Rd at least six hours after ignition.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services spokesperson said back burning was being completed and the fire was under control.

1.20PM: NINE fire crews are working to contain a large fire on Dairy Inn Rd, north of Rockhampton.

According to a Queensland Fire and Emergency Services spokesperson, crews are back burning to cut the fire off at the northern end of Hedlow Rd.

Other crews are also working on the southern and eastern flanks.

According to QFES all structures are safe and not under any threat.

12.55PM: Multiple fire units are battling to control a large grass fire which is threatening properties east of Rockhampton.

As many as five crews are at the scene at Dairy Inn Rd and Hedlow Rd at Cawarral.

Reports from the scene are the crews are fighting the fire from the southern as eastern flank.

The Rural Fire Service has put out a warning saying smoke may be affecting residents and motorists in the area.

Residents are asked to keep their doors and windows and motorists are being asked to drive to the conditions and with caution.

More to follow.



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