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

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South Mackay - grass fire as at 5.55pm Tues 8 Oct

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) is aware of a grass fire burning within containment lines in the vicinity of Illawong Drive, South Mackay. Crews will continue to monitor this fire which is posing no threat to property at this time. Smoke may affect surrounding areas, including South Mackay, Paget and Bakers Creek. Residents are asked to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, keep their medication 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.

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South Mackay - grass fire as at 2.15pm Tues 8 Oct

Multiple Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are on scene at a grass fire burning in the vicinity of Illawong Drive, South Mackay. Firefighters are working to contain the fire. Smoke may affect surrounding areas, including South Mackay, Paget and Bakers Creek. Residents are asked to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, keep their medication 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.