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Rasmussen (Townsville) - vegetation fire

11/14/2012 1:03:43 PM

Multiple Queensland Fire and Rescue Service (QFRS) crews are on scene at a grass fire at Riverway Drive, Rasmussen (near Townsville). Crews were called to the fire at approximately 12.30pm and are working to contain it. There are currently no homes at risk, however the fire is causing a large amount of smoke, particularly at Apex Park and Riverway Drive. Motorists in the area are advised to exercise caution and be aware of firefighters working in the area. Residents are advised to close windows and doors and if they suffer from respiratory illnesses, to keep medication close by.

Contact for media enquiries: DCS media unit on (07) 3635 3310.

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