Rocky bushfires under control
Rockhampton is no longer declared a disaster area after bushfires in Norman Gardens near Mt Archer were conrolled last night.
The emergency declaration was revoked at 9.20am today.
The fire is currently burning within containment lines and is under control.
Fire crews will continue to reinforce containment lines today.
Yesterday fire crews successfully protected approximately 100 houses in the area.
QFRS is reminding residents that the Rockhampton area is currently under a fire ban and is asking residents to refrain from lighting fires around their property to protect them.
If residents feel that their property is threatened by fire they are urged to ring triple zero (000).
The QFRS is also asking any residents not directly affected by the bushfire threat to conserve their use of water so that residents and firefighters who require extra water and water pressure have what they need to protect properties.Read more ...
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