Fire service cancels alert for Mt Morgan blaze
9.20am: THE Queensland Fire and Emergency Services have cancelled the fire alert for a a grass fire last was burning in the vicinity of Burns Parade and Williams Street, Mount Morgan, yesterday.
Monday afternoon: Four Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are at the scene of a grass fire burning in the vicinity of Burns Parade and Williams Street, Mount Morgan.
This fire, which broke out around 1:30pm, is fast moving and firefighters are working to contain it.
This grass fire is posing no threat to property at this time. A smoke haze is affecting nearby residential areas and residents are advised to close windows and doors, and keep medication on hand if suffering from a respiratory illness.
As smoke may affect visibility on the roads, motorists are reminded to slow down and drive to conditions.