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

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Carnarvon Highway (Upper Dawson) – grass fire as at 7.35am Thus 14 Feb

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are on scene at a grass fire burning adjacent to the Carnarvon Highway near Boxvale State Forest in the Upper Dawson region. Firefighters are working to contain the fire and will be conducting extensive backburning operations along the highway throughout today. One lane of the highway will be closed and police are on scene to assist with traffic management. Motorists are advised to drive with caution and to conditions for their safety and the safety of crews working alongside the road. Residents in the area affected by smoke should close windows and doors, and keep respiratory medications close by. If you feel your property is under threat, call Triple Zero (000) immediately.