Fire at Benaraby on Sunday.
Fire at Benaraby on Sunday.

Benaraby bushfire reignites near highway

A BUSHFIRE near Benaraby that was thought to be under control on Monday reignited on Tuesday afternoon.

A Queensland Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said the fire reignited near the Bruce Hwy and Claytons Rd.

"The fire just sparked up and jumped a line," the spokesperson said.

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"We have a rural crew and a couple urban crews down there because we initially thought it was heading towards a shed, but it is under control now."

The bushfire was contained and no buildings were in any danger of being damaged.

The fire, which started at 4pm on Saturday, disrupted traffic for half an hour on Saturday afternoon on the Bruce Hwy.

Queensland Fire and Rescue Services will continue to monitor the fire over the next couple of days.



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