Crews battle Gold Coast rubbish fire

FIREFIGHTERS are battling a large rubbish fire burning on the northern Gold Coast.

Five fire trucks are on the scene off Pimpama-Jacobs Well Road at Pimpama.

The fire is burning on a private property and was first reported just before 7am on Sunday.


A Queensland Fire and Emergency Service spokeswoman told myGC there was no threat to residents in the area.

Smoke, however, may affect locals and motorists driving through the area.

As a precaution, residents are advised to close their doors and windows and keep respiratory medications close by.

Paramedics are at the scene on standby.

Jaydan is a Digital News Producer at He was appointed Managing Editor of the Junee Southern Cross newspaper at the age of 17 and has since held positions in a number of newsrooms in New South Wales and Queensland. Jaydan joined the Hot Tomato Broadcasting Company in 2013 and has been keeping the Gold Coast up to date with the latest local, national and international news online at ever since. With almost ten years’ experience in both print and digital media Jaydan is committed to providing the best coverage during major news and weather events.

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