Fire crews rush to put out blaze on Gold Coast’s M1

Motorists are being warned to brace for possible traffic delays at Helensvale this afternoon due to a burning grass fire.

The blaze is understood to have started just outside Exit 60, around 2.30pm on Tuesday.

Emergency crews are at the scene.


The Department of Transport and Main Roads says all lanes have been affected.

Motorists are being urged to proceed with caution in the area.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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