UPDATE 12:50PM | EMERGENCY services remain on the scene of a large grass fire which is burning close to the Pacific Motorway at Mudgeeraba.
The blaze broke out alongside Mudgeeraba Road, near Tallai Road, just before 11am.
Thick smoke is being fanned across the M1, reducing traffic to a crawl through the area.
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Heavy delays are being experienced in both directions.
Police have urged motorists to travel through the area with a high degree of caution.
It’s understood the fire is burning close to homes, however, it is posing no immediate threat.
Six fire crews are now off at the scene.
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