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

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St Helens (north of Maryborough) – vegetation fire as at 11.10am Thurs 16 Jul

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are on scene at a vegetation fire burning near Lawson Street, Saint Helens. This fire broke out earlier today and is posing no threat to property at this time. Firefighters are working to control the blaze. Nearby residents may be affected by a smoke haze throughout the afternoon. 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.