Six fire crews are at the scene of a grass fire burning near Pineapple St, Porter St and Archers Lookout, Gayndah.
Six fire crews are at the scene of a grass fire burning near Pineapple St, Porter St and Archers Lookout, Gayndah. Felicity Ripper

UPDATE: Grass fire burning at Gayndah

UPDATE 5.45PM

SIX fire crews are on the scene of a grass fire burning near Pineapple St, Porter St and Archers Lookout, at Gayndah.

A QFES spokeswoman said the fire, which broke out at midday, has grown from 500sqm to almost 4ha.

A mix of urban and rural fire crews are currently backburning to protect nearby properties.

Six fire crews are at the scene of a grass fire burning near Pineapple St, Porter St and Archers Lookout, Gayndah.
Six fire crews are at the scene of a grass fire burning near Pineapple St, Porter St and Archers Lookout, Gayndah. Felicity Ripper

EARLIER

MULTIPLE Queensland Fire and Emergency Services crews are on scene at a grass fire burning near Pineapple St, Porter St and Archers Lookout, Gayndah.

This fire broke out about 12.15pm today.

Crews are conducting backburning operations in the area and are protecting nearby structures.

Nearby residents may be affected by smoke throughout the afternoon.

Residents are asked to close windows and doors, and keep their medications close by if suffering from a respiratory condition.

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.


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