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

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Flagstone/Undullah/Ripley – bushfire as at 7.45am Mon Feb 4

The previous bushfire warning has changed.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews remain on scene at a bushfire burning in the vicinity of Flagstone/Undullah/Ripley. This fire is burning safely within containment lines between New Beith Road, west to Undullah Road. There is no threat to property at this time. Crews will remain on scene today patrolling the area. Smoke may affect Undullah, Ripley, South Ripley, Springfield, Greenbank, Flagstone and Deebing Heights. Residents should close windows and doors and keep medications close by if they suffer from a respiratory condition. Residents should call Triple Zero (000) immediately if they or their property are under threat. 

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STAY INFORMED: Flagstone/Undullah/Ripley bushfire as at 12.50pm Sun 3 Feb

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in the vicinity of Flagstone/Undullah/Ripley.

You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes.

Currently as at 12.50pm Sunday 3 February, a large bushfire continues to burn between New Beith Road, west to Undullah Road.  

Firefighters are continuing to strengthen containment lines and will be undertaking backburning operations throughout the afternoon.

People in the area will be affected by smoke, particularly those in Undullah, Ripley, South Ripley, Springfield, Greenbank, Flagstone and Deebing Heights, which will reduce visibility and air quality. Flames may also be visible to people in the area. 

Properties are not under direct threat at this time. Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you or your property are under threat.

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:
•       Listen to your local radio station or visit the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website for regular updates.
•       If you have a bushfire survival plan, refer to it now and be ready to follow it.
•       If you do not have a bushfire survival plan, or if your plan is to leave, identify where you will go if the situation changes.
•       Close windows and doors to minimise smoke exposure.
•       If you suffer from a respiratory condition, keep your medication close by.
•       Drive with caution in low visibility conditions.
•       Contact your neighbours to see if they need help preparing for the bushfire.
•       Consider finding your essential items (e.g., identification documents, prescription medication, food and water, and protective clothing such as a long-sleeved cotton shirt and trousers, and boots) in case you need to leave.
•       Consider what you will do to protect your pets and livestock.
•       Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
•       Advise family and friends of your intended actions if the situation changes.

KEEP UP TO DATE BY:
•       Following QFES on Facebook (@QldFireandRescueService) and Twitter (@QldFES)
•       Staying tuned to your local radio station. Find your local ABC radio station at https://radio.abc.net.au/help/offline and your local commercial radio station at http://www.commercialradio.com.au/find-a-station/queensland;
•       Visiting the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website at www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/map

FURTHER INFORMATION:
•       For bushfire preparation tips, visit the RFS website: www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/BushFire_Safety
•       For information about road closures, call 13 19 40 or visit www.qldtraffic.qld.gov.au

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STAY INFORMED: Flagstone/Undullah/Ripley bushfire as at 8.10pm Sat 2 Feb

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in the vicinity of Flagstone/Undullah/Ripley.

You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes.

Currently as at 8.10pm Saturday 2 February, a large bushfire continues to burn between New Beith Road, west to Undullah Road.  

Firefighters are continuing to strengthen containment lines and will be undertaking backburning operations tonight. 

People in the area will be affected by smoke, particularly those in Undullah, Ripley, South Ripley, Springfield, Greenbank, Flagstone and Deebing Heights, which will reduce visibility and air quality. Flames may also be visible to people in the area. 

Properties are not under direct threat at this time. Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you or your property are under threat.

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:
•       Listen to your local radio station or visit the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website for regular updates.
•       If you have a bushfire survival plan, refer to it now and be ready to follow it.
•       If you do not have a bushfire survival plan, or if your plan is to leave, identify where you will go if the situation changes.
•       Close windows and doors to minimise smoke exposure.
•       If you suffer from a respiratory condition, keep your medication close by.
•       Drive with caution in low visibility conditions.
•       Contact your neighbours to see if they need help preparing for the bushfire.
•       Consider finding your essential items (e.g., identification documents, prescription medication, food and water, and protective clothing such as a long-sleeved cotton shirt and trousers, and boots) in case you need to leave.
•       Consider what you will do to protect your pets and livestock.
•       Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
•       Advise family and friends of your intended actions if the situation changes.

KEEP UP TO DATE BY:
•       Following QFES on Facebook (@QldFireandRescueService) and Twitter (@QldFES)
•       Staying tuned to your local radio station. Find your local ABC radio station at https://radio.abc.net.au/help/offline and your local commercial radio station at http://www.commercialradio.com.au/find-a-station/queensland;
•       Visiting the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website at www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/map

FURTHER INFORMATION:
•       For bushfire preparation tips, visit the RFS website: www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/BushFire_Safety
•       For information about road closures, call 13 19 40 or visit www.qldtraffic.qld.gov.au

The next update will be provided when the situation changes.

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STAY INFORMED: Flagstone/Undullah/Ripley bushfire as at 3.30pm Fri 1 Feb

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in the vicinity of Flagstone / Undullah / Ripley.

You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes.

Currently as at 3.30pm Friday 1 February, a large bushfire continues to burn between New Beith Road, west to Undullah Road.  

Rural Fire Service (RFS) firefighters will be undertaking further backburning operations this afternoon and evening. Two waterbombing aircraft are aiding firefighting efforts.

People in the area will be affected by smoke, particularly those in Undullah, Ripley, South Ripley, Springfield, Greenbank and Deebing Heights, which will reduce visibility and air quality. Flames may also be visible to people in the area.

Properties are not under direct threat at this time. Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you or your property is under threat.

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:
•       Listen to your local radio station or visit the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website for regular updates.
•       If you have a bushfire survival plan, refer to it now and be ready to follow it.
•       If you do not have a bushfire survival plan, or if your plan is to leave, identify where you will go if the situation changes.
•       Close windows and doors to minimise smoke exposure.
•       If you suffer from a respiratory condition, keep your medication close by.
•       Drive with caution in low visibility conditions.
•       Contact your neighbours to see if they need help preparing for the bushfire.
•       Consider finding your essential items (e.g., identification documents, prescription medication, food and water, and protective clothing such as a long-sleeved cotton shirt and trousers, and boots) in case you need to leave.
•       Consider what you will do to protect your pets and livestock.
•       Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
•       Advise family and friends of your intended actions if the situation changes.
 
KEEP UP TO DATE BY:
•       Following QFES on Facebook (@QldFireandRescueService) and Twitter (@QldFES)
•       Staying tuned to your local radio station. Find your local ABC radio station at https://radio.abc.net.au/help/offline and your local commercial radio station at http://www.commercialradio.com.au/find-a-station/queensland;
•       Visiting the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website at www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/map
 
FURTHER INFORMATION:
•       For bushfire preparation tips, visit the RFS website: www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/BushFire_Safety
•       For information about road closures, call 13 19 40 or visit www.qldtraffic.qld.gov.au
 
The next update will be provided when the situation changes.

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STAY INFORMED: Flagstone/Undullah/Ripley bushfire as at 4pm Thurs 31 Jan

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in the vicinity of Flagstone / Undullah / Ripley.

You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes.

Currently as at 4pm Thursday 31 January, a large bushfire continues to burn between New Beith Road, west to Undullah Road.  

Rural Fire Service (RFS) firefighters are preparing to undertake a large backburn this evening to contain the fire.

People in the area will be affected by smoke, particularly those in Flagstone, Undullah and Ripley, which will reduce visibility and air quality. Flames may also be visible to people in the area.

Properties are not under direct threat at this time. Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you or your property is under threat.

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:
•       Listen to your local radio station or visit the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website for regular updates.
•       If you have a bushfire survival plan, refer to it now and be ready to follow it.
•       If you do not have a bushfire survival plan, or if your plan is to leave, identify where you will go if the situation changes.
•       Close windows and doors to minimise smoke exposure.
•       If you suffer from a respiratory condition, keep your medication close by.
•       Drive with caution in low visibility conditions.
•       Contact your neighbours to see if they need help preparing for the bushfire.
•       Consider finding your essential items (e.g., identification documents, prescription medication, food and water, and protective clothing such as a long-sleeved cotton shirt and trousers, and boots) in case you need to leave.
•       Consider what you will do to protect your pets and livestock.
•       Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
•       Advise family and friends of your intended actions if the situation changes.
 
KEEP UP TO DATE BY:
•       Following QFES on Facebook (@QldFireandRescueService) and Twitter (@QldFES)
•       Staying tuned to your local radio station. Find your local ABC radio station at https://radio.abc.net.au/help/offline and your local commercial radio station at http://www.commercialradio.com.au/find-a-station/queensland;
•       Visiting the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website at www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/map
 
FURTHER INFORMATION:
•       For bushfire preparation tips, visit the RFS website: www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/BushFire_Safety
•       For information about road closures, call 13 19 40 or visit www.qldtraffic.qld.gov.au
 
The next update will be provided when the situation changes.

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STAY INFORMED: Flagstone/Undullah/Ripley bushfire as at 8.05am Wed 30 Jan

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in the vicinity of Flagstone / Undullah / Ripley.

You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes.

Currently as at 8.05am Wednesday 30 January, a large bushfire continues to burn between New Beith Road, west to Undullah Road.  

Crews will continue to work to contain the fire thoughout the day. 

People in the area will be affected by smoke, particularly those in Flagstone, Undullah and Ripley, which will reduce visibility and air quality.

Properties are not under direct threat at this time. Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you or your property is under threat.

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:
•       Listen to your local radio station or visit the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website for regular updates.
•       If you have a bushfire survival plan, refer to it now and be ready to follow it.
•       If you do not have a bushfire survival plan, or if your plan is to leave, identify where you will go if the situation changes.
•       Close windows and doors to minimise smoke exposure.
•       If you suffer from a respiratory condition, keep your medication close by.
•       Drive with caution in low visibility conditions.
•       Contact your neighbours to see if they need help preparing for the bushfire.
•       Consider finding your essential items (e.g., identification documents, prescription medication, food and water, and protective clothing such as a long-sleeved cotton shirt and trousers, and boots) in case you need to leave.
•       Consider what you will do to protect your pets and livestock.
•       Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
•       Advise family and friends of your intended actions if the situation changes.
 
KEEP UP TO DATE BY:
•       Following QFES on Facebook (@QldFireandRescueService) and Twitter (@QldFES)
•       Staying tuned to your local radio station. Find your local ABC radio station at https://radio.abc.net.au/help/offline and your local commercial radio station at http://www.commercialradio.com.au/find-a-station/queensland;
•       Visiting the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website at www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/map
 
FURTHER INFORMATION:
•       For bushfire preparation tips, visit the RFS website: www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/BushFire_Safety
•       For information about road closures, call 13 19 40 or visit www.qldtraffic.qld.gov.au
 
The next update will be provided when the situation changes.

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STAY INFORMED: Flagstone/Undullah bushfire as at 5.25pm Tues 29 Jan

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in the vicinity of Flagstone / Undullah.

You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes.

Currently as at 5.25pm Tuesday 29 January, a bushfire continues to burn in bushland west of the interstate railway line, New Beith Road and Rice Road.

Crews will continue to monitor the fire overnight. People in the area will be affected by smoke, which will reduce visibility and air quality.

Properties are not under direct threat at this time. Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you or your property is under threat.

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:
•       Listen to your local radio station or visit the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website for regular updates.
•       If you have a bushfire survival plan, refer to it now and be ready to follow it.
•       If you do not have a bushfire survival plan, or if your plan is to leave, identify where you will go if the situation changes.
•       Close windows and doors to minimise smoke exposure.
•       If you suffer from a respiratory condition, keep your medication close by.
•       Drive with caution in low visibility conditions.
•       Contact your neighbours to see if they need help preparing for the bushfire.
•       Consider finding your essential items (e.g., identification documents, prescription medication, food and water, and protective clothing such as a long-sleeved cotton shirt and trousers, and boots) in case you need to leave.
•       Consider what you will do to protect your pets and livestock.
•       Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
•       Advise family and friends of your intended actions if the situation changes.
 
KEEP UP TO DATE BY:
•       Following QFES on Facebook (@QldFireandRescueService) and Twitter (@QldFES)
•       Staying tuned to your local radio station. Find your local ABC radio station at https://radio.abc.net.au/help/offline and your local commercial radio station at http://www.commercialradio.com.au/find-a-station/queensland;
•       Visiting the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website at www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/map
 
FURTHER INFORMATION:
•       For bushfire preparation tips, visit the RFS website: www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/BushFire_Safety
•       For information about road closures, call 13 19 40 or visit www.qldtraffic.qld.gov.au
 
The next update will be provided when the situation changes.

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STAY INFORMED: Flagstone/Undullah bushfire as at 7.50am Tues 29 Jan

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in the vicinity of Flagstone / Undullah.

You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes.

Currently as at 7.50am Tuesday, 29 January, a bushfire continues to burn in bushland west of the interstate railway line, New Beith Road and Rice Road.

Crews will be on scene today working to contain the fire. People in the area will be affected by smoke, which will reduce visibility and air quality.

Properties are not under direct threat at this time. Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you or your property is under threat.

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:
•       Listen to your local radio station or visit the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website for regular updates.
•       If you have a bushfire survival plan, refer to it now and be ready to follow it.
•       If you do not have a bushfire survival plan, or if your plan is to leave, identify where you will go if the situation changes.
•       Close windows and doors to minimise smoke exposure.
•       If you suffer from a respiratory condition, keep your medication close by.
•       Drive with caution in low visibility conditions.
•       Contact your neighbours to see if they need help preparing for the bushfire.
•       Consider finding your essential items (e.g., identification documents, prescription medication, food and water, and protective clothing such as a long-sleeved cotton shirt and trousers, and boots) in case you need to leave.
•       Consider what you will do to protect your pets and livestock.
•       Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
•       Advise family and friends of your intended actions if the situation changes.
 
KEEP UP TO DATE BY:
•       Following QFES on Facebook (@QldFireandRescueService) and Twitter (@QldFES)
•       Staying tuned to your local radio station. Find your local ABC radio station at https://radio.abc.net.au/help/offline and your local commercial radio station at http://www.commercialradio.com.au/find-a-station/queensland;
•       Visiting the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website at www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/map
 
FURTHER INFORMATION:
•       For bushfire preparation tips, visit the RFS website: www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/BushFire_Safety
•       For information about road closures, call 13 19 40 or visit www.qldtraffic.qld.gov.au
 
The next update will be provided when the situation changes.

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STAY INFORMED: Flagstone / Undullah bushfire as at 5.40pm Mon 28 Jan

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in the vicinity of Flagstone / Undullah.

You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes.

Currently as at 5.40pm Monday 28 January, a bushfire continues to burn in bushland west of the interstate railway line and New Beith Road.

Crews will monitor the fire overnight. People in the area will be affected by smoke, which will reduce visibility and air quality.

Properties are not under direct threat at this time. Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you or your property is under threat.

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:
•       Listen to your local radio station or visit the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website for regular updates.
•       If you have a bushfire survival plan, refer to it now and be ready to follow it.
•       If you do not have a bushfire survival plan, or if your plan is to leave, identify where you will go if the situation changes.
•       Close windows and doors to minimise smoke exposure.
•       If you suffer from a respiratory condition, keep your medication close by.
•       Drive with caution in low visibility conditions.
•       Contact your neighbours to see if they need help preparing for the bushfire.
•       Consider finding your essential items (e.g., identification documents, prescription medication, food and water, and protective clothing such as a long-sleeved cotton shirt and trousers, and boots) in case you need to leave.
•       Consider what you will do to protect your pets and livestock.
•       Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
•       Advise family and friends of your intended actions if the situation changes.
 
KEEP UP TO DATE BY:
•       Following QFES on Facebook (@QldFireandRescueService) and Twitter (@QldFES)
•       Staying tuned to your local radio station. Find your local ABC radio station at https://radio.abc.net.au/help/offline and your local commercial radio station at http://www.commercialradio.com.au/find-a-station/queensland;
•       Visiting the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website at www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/map
 
FURTHER INFORMATION:
•       For bushfire preparation tips, visit the RFS website: www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/BushFire_Safety
•       For information about road closures, call 13 19 40 or visit www.qldtraffic.qld.gov.au
 
The next update will be provided when the situation changes.

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STAY INFORMED: Flagstone / Undullah bushfire as 9.25am Mon 28 Jan

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in the vicinity of Flagstone / Undullah.

You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes.

Currently as at 9.25am Monday 28 January, a bushfire is burning in bushland west of the interstate railway line and New Beith Road.

As the day progresses smoke may be visible in the advice areas of Flagstone / Undullah. People in the area will be affected by smoke, which will reduce visibility and air quality.

Properties are not under direct threat at this time. Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you or your property is under threat.

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:
•       Listen to your local radio station or visit the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website for regular updates.
•       If you have a bushfire survival plan, refer to it now and be ready to follow it.
•       If you do not have a bushfire survival plan, or if your plan is to leave, identify where you will go if the situation changes.
•       Close windows and doors to minimise smoke exposure.
•       If you suffer from a respiratory condition, keep your medication close by.
•       Drive with caution in low visibility conditions.
•       Contact your neighbours to see if they need help preparing for the bushfire.
•       Consider finding your essential items (e.g., identification documents, prescription medication, food and water, and protective clothing such as a long-sleeved cotton shirt and trousers, and boots) in case you need to leave.
•       Consider what you will do to protect your pets and livestock.
•       Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
•       Advise family and friends of your intended actions if the situation changes.
 
KEEP UP TO DATE BY:
•       Following QFES on Facebook (@QldFireandRescueService) and Twitter (@QldFES)
•       Staying tuned to your local radio station. Find your local ABC radio station at https://radio.abc.net.au/help/offline and your local commercial radio station at http://www.commercialradio.com.au/find-a-station/queensland;
•       Visiting the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website at www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/map
 
FURTHER INFORMATION:
•       For bushfire preparation tips, visit the RFS website: www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/BushFire_Safety
•       For information about road closures, call 13 19 40 or visit www.qldtraffic.qld.gov.au
 
The next update will be provided when the situation changes.

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STAY INFORMED: New Beith / Flagstone / Undullah bushfire as 4.30pm Sun 27 Jan 

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

 
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in the vicinity of New Beith / Flagstone / Undullah.
 
You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes.
 
Currently as at 4.30pm Sunday 27 January, a large bushfire is burning in bushland west of New Beith Road, New Beith.
 
A large amount of smoke will be visible in the advice areas of New Beith / Flagstone / Undullah. People in the area will be affected by smoke, which will reduce visibility and air quality.
 
Properties are not under direct threat at this time. Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you or your property is under threat.
 
WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:
•       Listen to your local radio station or visit the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website for regular updates.
•       If you have a bushfire survival plan, refer to it now and be ready to follow it.
•       If you do not have a bushfire survival plan, or if your plan is to leave, identify where you will go if the situation changes.
•       Close windows and doors to minimise smoke exposure.
•       If you suffer from a respiratory condition, keep your medication close by.
•       Drive with caution in low visibility conditions.
•       Contact your neighbours to see if they need help preparing for the bushfire.
•       Consider finding your essential items (e.g., identification documents, prescription medication, food and water, and protective clothing such as a long-sleeved cotton shirt and trousers, and boots) in case you need to leave.
•       Consider what you will do to protect your pets and livestock.
•       Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
•       Advise family and friends of your intended actions if the situation changes.
 
KEEP UP TO DATE BY:
•       Following QFES on Facebook (@QldFireandRescueService) and Twitter (@QldFES)
•       Staying tuned to your local radio station. Find your local ABC radio station at https://radio.abc.net.au/help/offline and your local commercial radio station at http://www.commercialradio.com.au/find-a-station/queensland;
•       Visiting the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website at www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/map
 
FURTHER INFORMATION:
•       For bushfire preparation tips, visit the RFS website: www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/BushFire_Safety
•       For information about road closures, call 13 19 40 or visit www.qldtraffic.qld.gov.au
 
The next update will be provided when the situation changes.

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New Beith (south of Greenbank) – bushfire as at 2.55pm Sun 27 Jan 

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are on scene at a bushfire burning in the vicinity of New Beith Road and Tall Timber Road, New Beith. This fire broke out earlier today and is posing no threat to property at this time. Smoke may affect New Beith, Flagstone and other surrounding areas, including Teviot Road. If affected, residents should close windows and doors. Those suffering a respiratory condition should keep their 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.