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

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Burdell (Townsville) – grass fire as at 2.10 pm Sun 15 Nov

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are currently on scene at a grass fire burning north of Ashmore Crescent, Burdell. This fire broke out earlier today and is posing no threat to property at this time. Firefighters are working to control the blaze. Nearby residents may be affected by smoke throughout the day and into the evening. 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.