Queensland Fire and Rescue. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle
Queensland Fire and Rescue. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle Alistair Brightman

Grass fire impacting motorists on Bruce Hwy

UPDATE 4.10pm: QFES have confirmed that the grass fire they were battling near the Bruce Highway between St Lawrence and Clairview has now been extinguished.

The last crew reportedly left the scene at 2.30pm today. 

EARLIER: FIRE crews are battling a large grass fire near the Bruce Hwy which is producing very smoky conditions for motorists.

Multiple Queensland Fire and Emergency Services crews are on scene at a grass fire burning near Schneiders Rd, between St Lawrence and Clairview.

The fire broke out earlier today and is posing no threat to structures at this time.

Crews are working to contain the fire. Smoke may affect the Bruce Hwy so motorists are advised to drive with caution and to conditions.

Nearby residents are asked to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, keep medications close by.

If residents are concerned their property is under threat they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately.