Mandy Watt hoses down a house to protect it from an approaching bush fire at Imbil.
Mandy Watt hoses down a house to protect it from an approaching bush fire at Imbil. Contributed

BREAKING: House under threat from bushfire in Mary Valley

BREAKING; Fireys fight blaze in Mary Valley: Fireys and residents are working to control a bushfire near Imbil.
BREAKING; Fireys fight blaze in Mary Valley: Fireys and residents are working to control a bushfire near Imbil.

FIREFIGHTERS are battling to contain a blaze which is burning close to a house at Imbil at Ballard Rd.

Residents and fireys have been dampening down the property with the fire burning in a nearby paddock less than 50m away.

Witnesses say the fire is "eight feet high" in some places.

 

A house is wet down to protect it from an approaching bush fire at Imbil.
Bushfiree at Imbil. Contributed

Two vehicles are on the scene and five more on the way.

A QFES spokesman said the fire, which broke out just after 10.30am, is posing no threat to properties at this time but smoke is affecting the area.