Queensland Fire and Emergency Services are on scene of the fire south of Warwick.
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services are on scene of the fire south of Warwick. Alistair Brightman

Quick action helps with fire burning on 800 metre front

UPDATE 1pm: Swift action by firefighters has contained a fire on a Pikedale Rd property.

A spokeswoman for the Queensland Fire and Emergency Service said four units were still on scene.

"They are working on some hot spots at present,” she said.

EARLIER: 11.15am: A GRASS fire is burning on an 800m front on Pikedale Rd, just off the New England Highway between Warwick and Stanthorpe.

The first fire call was received at 9.47am to a property two kilometres west of the New England Highway.

A spokeswoman for the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services said there were four fire units on scene.

"There are rural fire units from Dalveen and Massie and a four-wheel drive urban unit from Warwick and the water tanker from Warwick on scene,” she said.

"No buildings are under threat.”



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