Four fire crews are being used to fight a vegetation fire at Boyland Way, Ripley – near City Hope Church.
Four fire crews are being used to fight a vegetation fire at Boyland Way, Ripley – near City Hope Church. Cordell Richardson

Ongoing grass fire a smoke hazard for drivers, residents

UPDATE: Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) is aware of a grass fire burning near Francis St, Tivoli.

This fire broke out yesterday and is posing no threat to property at this time.

The fire is burning within containment lines and smoke may affect surrounding areas.

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.

 

Crews fighting to contain several fires across Ipswich 

INITIAL: Firefightes are working to battle a spate of blazes across Ipswich as smoke blankets parts of the city.

Hot and windy conditions are causing havoc for Queensland Fire and Emergency Services as they battle to control three fires in the region.

Four fire crews are being used to fight a vegetation fire at Boyland Way, Ripley - near City Hope Church.

Motorists are being asked to use caution and drive to conditions.

Across the city, a blaze is burning at Francis St, Tivoli.

Smoke may affect residents and motorists in the area.

Residents are being told to close their doors and windows and keep medication close by if suffering from a respiratory condition.

On Kholo Rd at Chuwar, three firefighting appliances are being used for a vegetation fire.

No property is under threat from any of the fires. 

It comes after a busy weekend for crews who yesterday battled a series of fires in the Ipswich area.



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