Fire crews attend at fire beside the Bruce Highway at Yeppen bridge.
Fire crews attend at fire beside the Bruce Highway at Yeppen bridge.

UPDATE: Several crews bring Yeppen fire under control

UPDATE, 3.30PM: SEVERAL fire crews have managed to bring a grass fire burning at Yeppen under control.

At 2.30pm, it was reported there was a grass fire burning under Yeppen bridge.

Three Rural Fire Service crews raced to the scene.

 

Fire crews attend at fire beside the Bruce Highway at Yeppen bridge.
Fire crews attend at fire beside the Bruce Highway at Yeppen bridge.

 

Ten minutes later it was reported that the grass fire had made its way to the western side of the lagoon. Initial reports indicate about 300 sq m of grass was on fire.

About 3.20pm, seven crews were on scene and reported they had brought the fire under control.

 

Fire crews attend at fire beside the Bruce Highway at Yeppen bridge.
Fire crews attend at fire beside the Bruce Highway at Yeppen bridge.

 

INITIAL: MULTIPLE Rural Fire Service crews are racing to Yeppen bridge, Rockhampton, after reports of a grass fire.

At 2.30pm, it was reported there was a fire burning under the bridge.

Three Rural Fire Service crews are heading to the scene.