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

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Bracewell (near Mount Larcom) - bushfire as at 5.25pm, Thu 15 Oct

Multiple Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews remain on scene at a bushfire burning between Lucke Road and Dunnetts Road, Bracewell near Mount Larcom. The fire is contained and burning within containment lines and is posing no threat to property at this time. Fire crews will continue to work through the night to strengthen containment lines. Nearby residents may be affected by a smoke haze throughout the day. Residents are asked to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, keep medications close by. Motorists should 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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STAY INFORMED: Bracewell (near Mount Larcom) bushfire as at 3.15pm, Thu 15 Oct


Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire burning in Bracewell, south west of Mount Larcom.

You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes.

Currently as at 3.15pm, Thursday 15 October, a fast-moving bushfire is burning between Lucke Road and Dunnetts Road, Bracewell. The fire is moving in a north westerly direction towards Dunnetts Road.

Fire crews are working to contain the fire, which broke out earlier this afternoon.

The fire is issuing a large amount of smoke and people in the area will be affected, which will reduce visibility and air quality.

Properties are not under direct threat at this time. Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you or your property is under threat.

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:
• Listen to your local radio station or visit the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website for regular updates.
• If you have a bushfire survival plan, refer to it now and be ready to follow it.
• If you do not have a bushfire survival plan, or if your plan is to leave, identify where you will go if the situation changes.
• Close windows and doors to minimise smoke exposure.
• If you suffer from a respiratory condition, keep your medication close by.
• Drive with caution in low visibility conditions.
• Contact your neighbours to see if they need help preparing for the bushfire.
• Consider finding your essential items (e.g., identification documents, prescription medication, food and water, and protective clothing such as a long-sleeved cotton shirt and trousers, and boots) in case you need to leave.
• Consider what you will do to protect your pets and livestock.
• Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
• Advise family and friends of your intended actions if the situation changes.

KEEP UP TO DATE BY:
• Following QFES on Facebook (@QldFireandEmergencyServices) and Twitter (@QldFES)
• Staying tuned to your local radio station. Find your local ABC radio station at https://radio.abc.net.au/help/offline and your local commercial radio station at http://www.commercialradio.com.au/find-a-station/queensland;
• Visiting the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website at www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/map

FURTHER INFORMATION:
• For bushfire preparation tips, visit the RFS website: www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/BushFire_Safety
• For information about road closures, call 13 19 40 or visit www.qldtraffic.qld.gov.au

The next update will be provided when the situation changes.