Queensland Fire and Emergency Services says at 3.40pm a large fire broke out at Good Night
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services says at 3.40pm a large fire broke out at Good Night David Nielsen

Firefighters remain on scene at Good Night fire

UPDATE 11.30AM: ONE Queensland Fire and Emergency Services crew remains on scene at a fire burning near Nielsons Rd and Lagoons Rd, Good Night.

Firefighters are monitoring the area and dampening down hot spots.

There is no threat to property at this time.  

Smoke is affecting the area.

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

Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions. If you feel your property is under threat, call 000 immediately. 

Jim Alouat
 

Friday 5.20PM:   QFES reports the fire which broke out earlier today is now burning safely within containment lines.   There is no threat to property at this time.

  Multiple firefighters are working with air support to strengthen these containment lines. 

  Smoke may affect surrounding areas into the evening and residents are advised to close windows and doors, and keep medications close by if suffering from a respiratory condition.

If you feel your property is under threat, phone 000 immediately.

EARLIER

RESIDENTS are urged to finalise their bushfire plans as a large, fast-moving grass fire impacts an areas, west of Childers

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services says at 3.40pm a large fire broke out at Good Night and it is advising residents in the vicinity of Nielsons Rd and Lagoons Rd at Good Night, west of Childers to finalise their bushfire plans.

There are six vehicles on scene and two more en route.

The fast moving fire is travelling in a north-westerly direction and is expected to impact the areas of Nielsons Road and Lagoons Road within the next two hours.

Residents are advised that if their plan is to relocate or they do not have a plan then they are advised to relocate now.

Leaving well ahead of a fire is the safest option for survival.

Well prepared and defended homes can offer safety during the fire.

Currently, fire crews are working to contain the blaze but firefighters will not be able to protect every affected property and residents should not expect a firefighter at their door.

 

Jim Alouat

Residents are advised to phone 000 if their property comes under threat.

Residents should consider taking precautionary measures including:

-Putting on protective clothing;

-Drinking lots of water;

-Moving car/s to a safe location;

-Closing windows and doors and shutting blinds;

-Bringing pets inside, restraining them (leash, cage or secure room) and providing water;

-Wetting down fine fuels close to buildings;

-Removing garden furniture, doormats and other items;

-Sealing all gaps under doors and screens;

-Filling containers with water - eg bath, sinks, buckets, wheelie bins;

-Having ladders ready for roof space access (inside) and against roof (outside);

-Having a generator or petrol powered pump ready; and

-Checking and patrolling outside for embers, extinguishing any spot fires and seeking shelter as the fire front arrives.

Residents are advised to phone 000 if they believe their property comes under threat.

There are three levels of bushfire warning -

Advice: Monitor conditions and review your bushfire survival plan.

Watch and Act: Conditions are changing. Start taking action and follow your bushfire survival plan.

Emergency Warning: You are in danger. Act on your bushfire survival plan now.



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