Queensland Fire and Rescue Services fire fighters from the Ripley Station were on hand to control a small grass fire at Yamanto. Photo: David Nielsen / The Queensland Times
Queensland Fire and Rescue Services fire fighters from the Ripley Station were on hand to control a small grass fire at Yamanto. Photo: David Nielsen / The Queensland Times David Nielsen

Crews battle large fire burning across acreage

UPDATE 7.10pm: MULTIPLE crews are still on scene at this fire performing backburning in order to contain the fire.

UPDATE 1pm: AN AMBULANCE has been called for a firefighter battling a large blaze at The Caves.

The firefighter is reportedly suffering from heat exhaustion and requires medical assistance.

BREAKING: CREWS are battling a large fire north of Rockhampton this morning burning across acreage.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services were called to Plentiful Creek Rd at The Caves around 11am to reports of a large grass fire burning across a "few acres of land".

Crews are back burning to try and contain the fire. 

No property is under threat.

More to come.