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

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Koah (near Kuranda) – vegetation fire as at 4.45pm Tues 20 Aug

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are on scene at a vegetation fire burning near Koah Road and Kennedy Highway, Koah. The fire is contained and there is no threat to property at this time. Crews will be backburning in the area and smoke may affect Koah and surrounds, including the Kennedy Highway. Residents in the area are asked to close windows and doors. Those suffering from 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.