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


Withcott and Jubilee Park (Toowoomba) – bushfire as at 4.30pm Mon 28 Sep

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire burning in Jubilee Park near Withcott, Toowoomba. This fire has now been contained. Toowoomba Regional Council crews are on scene and continuing to strengthen containment lines. Smoke may continue to affect the immediate and surrounding areas, in particular residents of Prince Henry Heights and Mount Lofty. 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.


STAY INFORMED: Withcott (Toowoomba) 1.55pm Sun 27 Sept   

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE 

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire at Jubilee Park Toowoomba. 

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

Three aircraft are being used to help extinguish the fire.

Properties are not under direct threat at this time but the nearby town of Withcott will be affected by smoke.

Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you or your property is under threat. 

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. 

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 

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.