Smoke spotted billowing across Lockyer Valley from Range
DRIVERS descending the Toowoomba Range can see smoke billowing from below – but Queensland Fire and Rescue has confirmed the source of the smoke is nothing to be worried about.
A spokeswoman from QFR said a vegetation fire on Airforce Rd, Helidon, which had been burning since 8.30am, was a controlled blaze.
“It’s a mitigation burn conducted by Queensland Parks and Wildlife – it’s a pre-organised and permitted burn,” the spokeswoman said.
“We’re assisting them but it’s a Parks burn.”
The Gatton Star has contacted Queensland Parks and Wildlife for comment.