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

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Takura (near Hervey Bay) – bushfire as at 12.15pm Wed 9 Jan

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are on scene at a bushfire burning near Torbanlea Pialba Road, in the vicinity of Toogoom Cane Road, Takura. This fire broke out earlier today and there is no threat to property at this time. Firefighters are working to contain the blaze and will be backburning in the area. Smoke may affect Takura and surrounds. If affected, residents are advised to close windows and doors. Those suffering from a respiratory condition should keep their medications close by. Motorists are advised to drive with caution and to conditions. If residents are concerned their property is under threat they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately.