FIRE ON RUSSELL ISLAND: 11am Wednesday 8 February

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services – QFES are responding to a fire burning in an 80 acre privately-owned block of land off Centre Road between Cunningham Avenue and Glendale Road on Russell Island.

Residents are advised to close windows and doors, and keep medications close by if suffering from a respiratory condition. Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions. If you feel your property is under threat, call Triple Zero (000) immediately.

Residents on the mainland may be seeing or smelling smoke from unrelated fires on Brisbane’s northside at Nudgee Beach and Boondall Wetlands.