Fire crews worked to extinguish a blaze that broke out at the rear of a car wreckers yard on South Trees Drive on 21 August 2018.
Fire crews worked to extinguish a blaze that broke out at the rear of a car wreckers yard on South Trees Drive on 21 August 2018. Matt Taylor

WATCH: Gladstone car wrecker's property on fire

UPDATE, 3.30PM: FIRE crews have extinguished the blaze at a car wreckers property and are dampening down the area.

 

Fire crews worked to extinguish a blaze that broke out at the rear of a car wreckers yard on South Trees Drive on 21 August 2018.
Fire crews worked to extinguish a blaze that broke out at the rear of a car wreckers yard on South Trees Drive on 21 August 2018. Matt Taylor

EARLIER 2.03PM: TWO fire crews are extinguishing a blaze at a property on South Trees Drive this afternoon.

The fire is believed to be engulfing a car wreckers yard with a number of cars on fire.

Queensland Fire and Emergency got the call at 1.45pm.

 

Fire crews worked to extinguish a blaze that broke out at the rear of a car wreckers yard on South Trees Drive on 21 August 2018.
Fire crews worked to extinguish a blaze that broke out at the rear of a car wreckers yard on South Trees Drive on 21 August 2018. Matt Taylor

A QFES spokesperson said the structure was not on fire but the fire was spreading across the one acre property.



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