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

 
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Springsure – bushfire as at 3pm Tues 23 Feb

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are currently on scene at a bushfire burning adjacent to Joe’s Plain Reserve, Orion. The fire is posing no threat to property at this time. Firefighters are working to contain the blaze with aerial assistance. The Dawson Highway near the Staircase Range Lookout will be closed for approximately one hour from 3.00pm to allow backburning. This will generate a lot of smoke in the area. Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions. Nearby residents are asked to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, keep medications close by. If residents are concerned their property is under threat they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately.

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Springsure – bushfire as at 3.15pm Mon 22 Feb

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are currently on scene at a bushfire burning in Joe’s Plain Reserve, Orion. The fire is posing no threat to property at this time. Firefighters are working to contain the blaze with aerial assistance. Smoke may impact Dawson Highway for the remainder of the day. Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions. Nearby residents are asked to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, keep medications close by. If residents are concerned their property is under threat they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately.