Bushfire enters sixth day

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) crews are back at the scene at a bushfire that has been burning at Maroon since last weekend.

The fire, near Burnett Creek Road, Newman Road and Waterfall Creek Road, fire broke out on Saturday, but has posed no threat to properties in the area.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Service says crews are monitoring the fire, with conditions expected to change later in the day. 

Maroon residents may be affected by smoke this afternoon. Residents are asked to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, keep medications close by. 

Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions. If residents are concerned their property is under threat they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately.



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