Emergency services attended a paddock fire in Ballandean on Thursday afternoon.
Emergency services attended a paddock fire in Ballandean on Thursday afternoon. Liana Turner

One injured after Ballandean paddock fire

ONE person has been treated for smoke inhalation after a paddock caught fire in Ballandean this afternoon.

Firefighters were called to the scene on Pine Grove Rd shortly before 2pm.

 

Emergency services attended a paddock fire in Ballandean on Thursday afternoon.
Emergency services attended a paddock fire in Ballandean on Thursday afternoon. Liana Turner

It's understood flames leapt over the containment line surrounding a pile burn, before scorching a large section of paddock.

A Queensland Ambulance spokeswoman said one person, believed to be the property owner, was taken to Stanthorpe Hospital.

They treated the person for smoke inhalation and burns to the forearm.

A Queensland Fire and Emergency Services spokesman said the blaze was close to a home.

 

Emergency services attended a paddock fire in Ballandean on Thursday afternoon.
Emergency services attended a paddock fire in Ballandean on Thursday afternoon. Liana Turner
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