Queensland Fire and Rescue.
Queensland Fire and Rescue. Alistair Brightman

UPDATE: Shed damaged by grass fire near Lowmead

UPDATE 4:00PM: A SHED has been damaged due to a grass fire at Taunnton, near Lowmead.

Eight crews are currently on the scene, and are conducting backburning to protect other properties in the area near Gorge Rd.

Containment lines have also been set up.

Police are also on scene to direct traffic, with road closures in place since 3pm.

EARLIER: EMERGENCY services have attended a grass fire which is threatening properties on Gorge Road in Lowmead.

Seven crews are currently at the scene working to contain the blaze.

Unconfirmed reports indicate one non-dwelling structure has been affected and another is under threat.

Council water trucks and machinery in the area are reported to be assisting with fire.



Police ask groups to move on in Bundaberg

premium_icon Police ask groups to move on in Bundaberg

BUNDABERG police have warned people who fail to comply with home confinement...

PHOTOS: Why dressing up to take your bin out has gone global

premium_icon PHOTOS: Why dressing up to take your bin out has gone global

What do you do when you're all dressed up with nowhere to go?

Fruitful act for hobby farmer

premium_icon Fruitful act for hobby farmer

WHEN life gives you lemons, you make lemonade but nothing is sweeter than a grower...