Fire breaks out on Gold Coast’s M1

Motorists are experiencing lengthy delays on the Pacific Motorway this morning due to a burning vegetation fire.

The blaze is understood have started just outside Exit 66 and Exit 69 at Molendinar around 10.30am.

Fire crews are at the scene working to extinguish the flames.


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A Queensland Fire and Rescue spokesperson said smoke may affect residents and drivers in the area, with locals urged to close their doors and windows and keep medication close by if suffering from a respiratory condition.

“Motorists should use caution and drive to conditions,” the spokesperson said.

PHOTO: myGC

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