On-lookers at the recylcing plant fire in Kawana.
On-lookers at the recylcing plant fire in Kawana.

UPDATE: Fire under control, firefighters remain on scene

UPDATE 6.45pm: The fire is contained and 24 firefighters are on-scene preventing its growth.

Controller David Tucker said that there were large piles of combustible material at the site, mainly cardboard.

On-scene controller David Tucker.
On-scene controller David Tucker.

6.00pm: Seven fire crews are on scene at a recycling plant fire in Kawana, and two more are responding.

Fire services were called at 5.24pm about the blaze on Power Street.

They advised that there would be a lot of smoke in the area.

More to come.



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