Crews remain at the scene of Wongawallan fire

SIX Queensland Fire and Emergency Services crews remain at the scene of a large vegetation which continues to burn around Welches Rd at Wongawallan.

Firefighters are conducting back burning and blackening out the area around the fire and will remain on scene throughout tonight.

The fire is currently contained and there is no threat to property.


A large volume of smoke is affecting the area and will continue to be visible throughout tonight and tomorrow.

Residents are advised to close windows and doors and those who suffer from respiratory conditions should keep medications close by.

Firefighters are requesting people to stay well away from the fire ground.

Motorists are urged to drive with caution and to conditions.

If residents see fire flames and feel their property is under threat they should call Triple Zero (000) immediately.

PICTURE: Cameron Neville