Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are on scene at a bushfire burning near Marion Settlement Road, Ilbilbie. Firefighters will construct firebreaks and conduct backburning operations in an effort to extinguish the blaze. Waterbombing aircraft will assist firefighters this evening. This fire is posing no threat to property at this time. Smoke may affecting surrounding areas including the Bruce Highway, so residents should close windows and doors, and keep respiratory medications close by if required. Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions. If you think your property is under threat, call Triple Zero (000) immediately.
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