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

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Toonpan (south of Townsville) – vegetation fire as at 2.15pm Sat 26 Oct

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are currently on scene at a vegetation fire burning near the Flinders Highway and Mountview Drive, Toonpan. This fire broke out earlier today and is posing no threat to property at this time. Firefighters are working to contain the blaze. 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.