Firies rush to car and tree fire near motorway, Gold Coast

Emergency services are on the scene of a fire in Palm Beach this afternoon.

Queensland Fire and Emergency services are responding to multiple calls in relation to a potential car fire and vegetation fire near the motorway.

As many as five calls indicated an unfolding situation on Merauke Avenue just after 2.00pm.


A QFES spokesperson says it looks as if a car caught fire and then spread to some trees.

One fire fighting crew is currently on scene.

Palm Beach locals say it’s been quite smokey in the area.

Police are also on scene.