**Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are no longer required on scene at this incident.**
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Southedge (north of Mareeba) – grass fire as at 2.55pm Sun 24 Nov 
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are on scene at a grass fire burning near the Mulligan Highway at Southedge. Firefighters have completed backburning operations and this fire is currently burning within containment lines. Crews will continue to monitor and patrol the fire throughout the coming days. There is no threat to property at this time. There is a separate warning in place for a different fire burning in Biboohra. Smoke is affecting the surrounding area, including the Mulligan Highway at Southedge. Motorists are advised to drive with caution and to conditions. If affected by smoke, residents are advised to close windows and doors and keep respiratory medication close by. If residents are concerned their property is under threat they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately. 

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Southedge (north of Mareeba) – grass fire as at 4.45pm Sat 23 Nov 

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are on scene at a grass fire burning near the Mulligan Highway at Southedge. Firefighters are backburning near the Carr Creek and Quaid Road area and local council is assisting with heavy machinery to strengthen containment lines. Crews will continue to monitor and the patrol the fire throughout the coming days. There is no threat to property at this time. There is a separate warning in place for a different fire burning in Biboohra. Smoke is affecting the surrounding area, including the Mulligan Highway at Southedge. Motorists are advised to drive with caution and to conditions. If affected by smoke, residents are advised to close windows and doors and keep respiratory medication close by. If residents are concerned their property is under threat they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately. 
 
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Southedge (north of Mareeba) – grass fire as at 11.30am Sat 23 Nov 

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) is monitoring a grass fire burning near the Mulligan Highway at Southedge. This fire is currently burning in an inaccessible area and crews will monitor and the patrol the fire throughout the day. There is no threat to property at this time. There is a separate warning in place for a different fire burning in Biboohra. Smoke is affecting the surrounding area, including the Mulligan Highway at Southedge. Motorists are advised to drive with caution and to conditions. If affected by smoke, residents are advised to close windows and doors and keep respiratory medication close by. If residents are concerned their property is under threat they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately.

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Southedge (north of Mareeba) – grass fire as at 6.30pm Fri 22 Nov

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) is monitoring a grass fire burning near the Mulligan Highway at Southedge. Crews will return tomorrow to monitor and the patrol the fire. The highway has reopened in both directions. There is no threat to property at this time. There is a separate warning in place for a different fire burning in Biboohra. Smoke may affect the surrounding area, including roads. Motorists are advised to drive with caution and to conditions. If affected by smoke, residents are advised to close windows and doors and keep respiratory medication close by. If residents are concerned their property is under threat they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately.

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Biboohra (north of Mareeba) – grass fire as at 2.10pm Fri 22 Nov

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are on scene at a grass fire burning near the Mulligan Highway at Biboohra. Ground crews are working alongside waterbombing aircraft in an effort to contain the fire. There is no threat to property at this time. Smoke may affect the surrounding area, including roads. Motorists are advised to drive with caution and to conditions. If affected by smoke, residents are advised to close windows and doors and keep respiratory medication close by. If residents are concerned their property is under threat they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately.