PHOTOS: Grass fire may have started from sparkler bomb

Fire and rescue crews are working to extinguish a slow moving blaze at Callemondah.
Fire and rescue crews are working to extinguish a slow moving blaze at Callemondah.

UPDATE 3.50pm:



The fire is now under control.

At 3.10pm:

GLADSTONE fire crews are at the scene of a grass fire off Red Rover Rd in Callemondah.

Initial reports are that it was started by children lighting a sparkler bomb.

The crews need to go through two fences and a railway line to reach the blaze.


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It is a slow moving fire at the Byelle wetlands.

Crews have just arrived at the fire.

Fire and rescue crews are working to extinguish a blaze at Callemondah.
Fire and rescue crews are working to extinguish a blaze at Callemondah.

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