Queensland Fire and Emergency Service, Rural Fire Service, generic, stock. Picture: Queensland Fire and Emergency Service
Queensland Fire and Emergency Service, Rural Fire Service, generic, stock. Picture: Queensland Fire and Emergency Service

Fireys work to contain late weekend blaze near Tin Can Bay

Fire crews continued to monitor the status of a vegetation fire turning near Tin Can Bay at Wallu late Sunday afternoon.

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Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advised crews were working in the vicinity of Tinnanbar Road, Maryborough-Cooloola Road and Tin Can Bay Road, Wallu as of about 4pm.

“The fire is burning within containment lines and there’s no threat to property at this time. Motorists are urged to drive with caution,” a QFES statement released at that time said.

“Nearby residents should keep windows and doors closed if suffering from a respiratory condition. If residents are concerned their property is under threat, they are advised to call triple-0 (000) immediately.”