Macleay Island fire – Update as at 4.30pm, Friday 2 October 2020


Queensland Fire and Emergency Services has advised that the fire on Macleay Island is contained.

QFES fire crews remain at the scene and are dampening down and blackening out, with fire breaks in place, and will continue to monitor the situation.

For the latest bushfire warnings, visit the Queensland Government Fire and Emergency Services online newsroom: newsroom.psba.qld.gov.au

 

Earlier: 1.45pm, Friday 2 October 2020

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services has advised of a vegetation fire  that has jumped containment lines at Kate Street on Macleay Island.

Three Rural Fire Service units are in attendance and three Fire Rescue Service appliances are on their way to the island from the mainland.

People who suffer from a respiratory condition are encouraged to close windows and doors, and keep medications close by; and motorists should drive to the conditions.

For the latest bushfire warnings, visit the Queensland Government Fire and Emergency Services online newsroom: newsroom.psba.qld.gov.au