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Agnes Water fire under control, no threat to property

UPDATE 4PM

FIRE crews will remain at the scene of a blaze burning near Allingham Way, Agnes Water overnight. 

The fire is now under control and there is currently no threat to property.

A large smoke haze continues to affect the area and motorists are reminded to slow down, drive to conditions and be mindful of emergency services operating in the area. 

2.15PM:

THE Boyne Island Urban Fire Crew has been redirected on the way to the Agnes Water fire to assist in a car accident on Round Hill Rd between Miriam Vale and Agnes Water. 

Ambulance officers were called at  1.21pm to a single vehicle roll over with a 40 year old female with neck and rib pain, lacerations and bruises. 

She was able to get herself out of the vehicle.

The rescue helicopter landed at 2.10pm and they are currently assessing the women.

The Turkey Beach fire crew has continued towards the Agnes Water fire that is not threatening any buildings.

The fire will be ongoing for a number of hours and the QFES have a a lot of crews on the scene. 

EARLIER 12.30PM: FIRE crews are on their way from Boyne Island and Miriam Vale to Allingham Way in Agnes Water to fight a large grass fire that is possibly threatening homes.

The fire started an hour ago and there is currently an urban and rural crew on the scene.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services is sending as many resources as possible to the fire to control it.

The threat to buildings is not immediate but could be if the fire is not contained.

Topics:  agnes water emergency fire qfrs



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