Six Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are currently on scene at a bushfire burning near Clarke Rd and Mackellor Rd, Lowmead.
Six Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are currently on scene at a bushfire burning near Clarke Rd and Mackellor Rd, Lowmead. Valerie Horton

Vegetation fire at Lowmead, large smoke haze visible

SIX Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are currently on scene at a bushfire burning near Clarke Rd and Mackellor Rd, Lowmead.

Crews are working to strengthen containment lines surrounding the fire, which started about 10:30am today.

This fire is currently posing no threat to property.

A large smoke haze is affecting surrounding areas and residents are advised to close windows and doors and keep medication on hand if suffering from a respiratory illness.

Motorists are reminded to slow down and drive to conditions as smoke may affect visibility on the road.



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