Two crews are on scene at a Burrum Heads bushfire, which broke out yesterday, with more rural trucks en route to the location near Bushnell Rd and Orchid Dr.
Two crews are on scene at a Burrum Heads bushfire, which broke out yesterday, with more rural trucks en route to the location near Bushnell Rd and Orchid Dr. Jessica Lamb

UPDATE: Crews prepare for third night monitoring Burrum Heads blaze

UPDATE FRIDAY 3.40PM:

FIRE crews are preparing to enter their third night monitoring a bushfire in Burrum Heads.

The blaze, burning near Bushnell Rd and Orchid Dr, is within containment lines and posing no threat to property at this time. 

Firefighters will continue to monitor the blaze over the weekend.

Burrum Heads residents may be affected by a smoke haze over the coming days.

UPDATE FRIDAY 11AM:

A QUEENSLAND Fire and Emergency Service spokeswoman has confirmed no firefighters are on the scene of the Burrum Heads bushfire after it was left burning within containment lines yesterday.

Two Burrum Heads rural fire crews monitored the remnants of the blaze until about 9.30pm last night.

UPDATE THURSDAY 7.10PM:

FIREFIRGHTERS will continue to monitor a bushfire burning within containment lines at Burrum Heads.

The blaze, near Bushnell Rd and Orchid Dr, is posing no threat to property at this time.

Residents may be affected by a smoke haze throughout the evening and are advised to close windows and doors, keep medications close by and drive to conditions.

If residents are concerned their property is under threat they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately.

UPDATE THURSDAY 3PM:

ABOUT 10 fire crews are currently fighting a fast-moving blaze in Burrum Heads.

 

The blaze is travelling from Orchid Dr towards Bushnell Rd, with backburning currently being done at Bushnell Rd.

The Chronicle understands a changing wind fanned the flames faster than originally expected. 

A Queensland Fire Emergency Service spokeswoman told the Chronicle that no houses were under direct threat from the fire. 

Heavy smoke currently has a strong presence in the area. 

Water bombers are on their way.

Fire crews fight a blaze at Burrum Heads on January 10.
Fire crews fight a blaze at Burrum Heads on January 10. Jessica Lamb

UPDATE THURSDAY 11AM:

THREE fire crews are patrolling fire with a fourth is on the way to bush land at Burrum Heads.

The blaze broke out just before 11pm yesterday with the fire "well alight" when rural firefighters arrived about 12.30am this morning.

A Queensland Fire and Emergency spokeswoman confirmed no back burning operations were currently running due to damp weather conditions.

There is no threat to property at this time.

EARLIER:

AFTER a night of containing a large blaze in Takura, rural firefighters have returned to Fraser Coast bushland.

Two crews are on scene at a Burrum Heads bushfire, which broke out yesterday, with more rural trucks en route to the location near Bushnell Rd and Orchid Dr.

A Queensland Fire and Emergency spokeswoman confirmed there is no threat to property at this time.

Burrum Heads residents may be affected by a smoke haze throughout the day and are advised to close windows and doors and keep 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. 



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