Fire control centre at the end of Sunnyside Dr, Susan River on Tuesday.
Fire control centre at the end of Sunnyside Dr, Susan River on Tuesday. Alistair Brightman

Fire believed to be threatening homes at Susan River

A FIRE is raging over more than 100 hectares at Susan River as rural and urban fire crews fight to contain the blaze.

The fire is believed to be threatening homes near Sunnyside Dr and police are also attending the scene because of concerns due to thick smoke.

Eight rural fire brigades are at the scene along with Hervey Bay crews.

Two bulldozers were also being used to fight the fire.

A fire control line is also being established.



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