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

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Bluewater (north of Townsville) – bushfire as at 8.15pm Mon 23 Nov

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are currently on scene at a bushfire burning near Bluewater. Fire is posing no threat to property at this time. Firefighters are working to control the blaze. Nearby residents may be affected by smoke. 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.