** Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are no longer required on scene at this incident. **

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Mutarnee (north-west of Townsville) – vegetation fire as at 8.40am Sat 1 Dec

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews and landowners are monitoring a vegetation fire burning near Ponderosa Road, in the vicinity of Barrett Road, Mutarnee. There’s no threat to property at this time. Smoke may affect Mutarnee and surrounds, including the Bruce Highway. If affected, residents are advised to close windows and doors. Those suffering from a respiratory condition should keep their medications close by. Motorists are advised to drive with caution and to conditions. If residents are concerned their property is under threat they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately.

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Mutarnee (north-west of Townsville) – vegetation fire as at 12.30pm Fri 30 Nov 

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are on scene at a vegetation fire burning near Ponderosa Road, in the vicinity of Barrett Road, Mutarnee. There’s no threat to property at this time and crews will be backburning in the area. Smoke may affect Mutarnee and surrounds, including the Bruce Highway. If affected, residents are advised to close windows and doors. Those suffering from a respiratory condition should keep their medications close by. Motorists are advised to drive with caution and to conditions. If residents are concerned their property is under threat they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately.

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Mutarnee (north-west of Townsville) – vegetation fire as at 6.15pm Thurs 29 Nov 

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are on scene at a vegetation fire burning near Ponderosa Road, in the vicinity of Barrett Road, Mutarnee. There’s no threat to property at this time and crews will be backburning in the area. Smoke may affect Mutarnee and surrounds, including the Bruce Highway. If affected, residents are advised to close windows and doors. Those suffering from a respiratory condition should keep their medications close by. Motorists are advised to drive with caution and to conditions. If residents are concerned their property is under threat they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately.