Russell Island (Moreton Bay) – vegetation fire as at 12.45pm Thurs 8 Oct

Below is a Queensland Fire and Emergency Services statement about the fire currently burning on Russell Island.

Rural Fire Service Queensland (RFSQ) and Redland City Council crews are currently on scene at a vegetation fire burning in inaccessible land near Centre Road and Shore Street, Russell Island.

This fire is posing no threat to properties at this time.

Nearby residents may be affected by a large smoke haze and are urged to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, keep medication close by.

Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions.

If residents are concerned their property is under threat they should call Triple Zero (000) immediately.