A bushfire has broken out near Biggenden
A bushfire has broken out near Biggenden Daniel Perrin /TWE

Bush fire expected to burn for days near Biggenden

A BUSHFIRE has engulfed land near Biggenden Mines Rd in Biggenden.

According to Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES)  the fire began at about 1pm Wednesday.

(It) is posing no threat to property at this time

Five crews are working with local landowners to contain (the) bush fire.

They are currently conducting back burning operations and creating fire breaks to keep the fire contained.

The fire is expected to burn for several days and Biggenden residents may experience a smoke haze during this time.

QFES is asking motorists to drive with caution and to conditions.

QFES advises Residents to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, keep medications close by.

If you are concerned your property is under threat dial 000 immediately.



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