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

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Gympie – bushfire as at 5.50pm Tues 23 Feb

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) are currently on scene at a bushfire burning in the vicinity of Cootharaba Road. This fire is posing no threat to property at this time. Firefighters are monitoring and patrolling the blaze. Nearby residents may be affected by smoke. 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.