Fire fighters called to hinterland scrub fire

FIRE FIGHTERS remain on scene of a scrub fire burning in the Gold Coast Hinterland this afternoon.

Multiple Rural Fire Service Queensland (RFSQ) crews are at the scene near Eagle Heights, in the vicinity of Hayes Road and Welches Road, Wongawallan.

Crews say the fire, which started at around 11.30am, poses no threat to properties.


Firefighters are currently conducting backburning operations around the blaze and residents in the Eagle Heights area will experience smoke.

Motorists are asked to drive to conditions and residents suffering from respiratory conditions should keep their doors and windows closed and their medication close by.