HEAVY SMOKE: A Yeppoon reader sent in this photo of the fire that has been burning in the area since Monday. QFRS said the heavy smoke seen on Christmas Eve was caused by melaleuca burning. Photo Contributed
HEAVY SMOKE: A Yeppoon reader sent in this photo of the fire that has been burning in the area since Monday. QFRS said the heavy smoke seen on Christmas Eve was caused by melaleuca burning. Photo Contributed Rachael Conaghan

Motorists to drive safe after timber stack fire near Yaamba

FIREFIGHTERS have headed out to a timber stack fire in the Rockyview area.

The fire started around 1.30pm and caused quite a bit of smoke around Yaamba and Greenlakes Rd.

Motorists are asked to drive to conditions and be mindful of fire crews working in the area.

And residents with respiratory conditions are asked to keep their doors and windows closed and their medication close by.