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Grass Fire Sparks Near Mackay

Crews have spent much of Thursday afternoon at a grass fire burning at Paget.

It is alight in Leprechaun Park, near Farrellys Road and Milton Street.

Crews are backburning in an effort to contain the fire, which is posing no threat to property at this time.

Large volumes of smoke may affect surrounding areas.

If affected, residents are asked to close windows and doors and keep their respiratory medications close by. Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions. If residents are concerned their property is under threat they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately.

Michelle Price

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