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

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Calliope (west of Tannum Sands) – vegetation fire as at 1.15pm Wed 7 Nov

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are on scene at a vegetation fire burning in the vicinity of Dickinson Road and the Dawson Highway at Calliope. The fire is posing no threat to property at this time and crews are working to contain the blaze by conducting backburning operations. Firefighters may be working along the Dawson Highway and motorists are asked to drive with caution. Smoke may affect Calliope and surrounds. If affected, residents are advised to close windows and doors. Those suffering from a respiratory condition should keep their medications close by. If residents are concerned their property is under threat they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately.