UPDATE: Rural crew still on scene Dundathu vegetation fire

UPDATE: A RURAL crew is patrolling a vegetation fire on Maryborough-Hervey Bay Rd after it broke out earlier this morning. 

The fire was contained just before 10am.

Two urban and three rural crews were called to the fire about 9.25am. 

A Queensland Fire and Rescue spokesman said no property was affected in the fire which was burning in containment lines. 

EARLIER: A VEGETATION fire is burning on Maryborough-Hervey Bay Rd at Dundathu.

Two rural crews are at the scene of the incident, which started about 9.25am.

A spokeswoman from Queensland Fire and Emergency Services said containment lines had been put in place and the fire was currently under control.

"No homes are under threat," she said.

"It is burning in containment lines."

She said there could be some smoke in the area.

Motorists are urged to use caution, while residents should keep their doors and windows closed and keep medication nearby if suffering from a respiratory condition.

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