UPDATE: Highway re-opens after smoke, backburn continues
THE Bruce Highway has been re-opened as six crews continue to damp down the area.
A grader is currently pushing firebreaks to contain fire.
The bush fire area was adjacent to Taylors Lane, Machine Creek.
A WARNING has been issued by the Department of Transport and Main Roads regarding a smoke hazard affecting the Bruce Highway.
The smoke is affecting both directions of the highway in the vicinity of Mount Larcom.
Motorists have been advised to proceed with caution.
Stay tuned for further updates.