Firefighters on scene of the Macalister St building fire. QFES generic. Picture: Rae Wilson
Firefighters on scene of the Macalister St building fire. QFES generic. Picture: Rae Wilson

UPDATE: Car fire spreads to one hectare of grass

Update 5.30 pm: EXTRA resources have been called to the scene of a car fire which spread to nearby grass at Mount Larcombe this afternoon.

A Queensland Fire and Emergency Services spokeswoman said five crews were now on the scene at The Narrows Road.

"The fire has been contained," the spokeswoman said.

"Crews are now conducting backburning operation to reduce the fuel load in an unburnt area."

The spokeswoman said two QFES crews from Gladstone and three Rural Fire Service Queensland tankers were called to battle the blaze.

Spokeswomen from Queensland Ambulance and Queensland Police Services said they were not required.

 

Update 4.45pm:

FIREFIGHTERS have arrived on scene at a car fire at Mount Larcom from 4.20pm today.

A Queensland Fire and Emergency Service spokesman said one hectare of grass was on fire along with the car at The Narrows Rd.

Three crews remain on scene. 

More to come.

Initial:

FIREFIGHTERS are en route to reports of a vehicle fire at Mount Larcom.

A Queensland Fire and Emergency Services spokesman said crews received the call at 3.38pm for the fire on The Narrows Rd.

Crews are on the way now.

More to come.



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