Queensland Fire and Emergency Services have been called to the scene. File photo. Picture: Queensland Fire and Emergency Service
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services have been called to the scene. File photo. Picture: Queensland Fire and Emergency Service

UPDATE: Crews on scene as fire contained to 100 acre block

UPDATE 3.40pm: Four rural crews remain at the scene of a fire which has been contained to a block of 100 acres in Moorland this afternoon. 

A Queensland Fire and Emergency Service spokesperson said at 1.50pm a dozer was brought in help widen containment lines while crews have spent the afternoon mopping up and monitoring the scene. 

 

Earlier: Multiple fire crews have been called to a reported bushfire north of Bundaberg.

A Queensland Fire and Emergency Services spokeswoman said five crews were at the scene on Vecellios Rd.

She said when crews arrived there was a slow-moving bushfire which has reportedly destroyed a tractor.

No homes or structures are under threat.

The spokeswoman said crews had been working to establish containment lines and it's believed the fire is contained to a 100 acre block.

QFES has issued a smoke alert for the Moorland area as the fire is producing a lot of smoke.

Drivers should use caution in the area.

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