A lightning strike caused a bushfire in the Banana Shire on Tuesday.
A lightning strike caused a bushfire in the Banana Shire on Tuesday.

Lightning strike causes rural grass fire

A lightning strike caused a grass fire in the Banana Shire on Tuesday.

Crews were called to Clayfields Rd in Dixalea to monitor the fire on Thursday at 10.46am.

A Queensland Fire and Emergency Services spokeswoman said the property owner had been monitoring the fire since Tuesday.

She said the fire was caused by a lightning strike during a thunderstorm on Tuesday.

The area has since had rain.



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