ABLAZE: Three grass fires are burning across the region this afternoon.
ABLAZE: Three grass fires are burning across the region this afternoon.

Three fires burning now in Somerset, Lockyer Valley

THREE vegetation fires are ablaze in the region this afternoon, among Lockyer Valley and Somerset towns.

Queensland Fire and Rescue has reported no fire crews on scene at a Toogoolawah grass fire, which was burning at 4.12pm.

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One fire crew is on its way to join a second crew already battling a fire in Fernvale, which was reported at 3.45pm.

A grass fire burning in Murphys Creek was reported at 10.35am today and is being attended to by one crew of firefighters.

A fire in Grandchester, which was burning this morning has since been extinguished.

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QFES has confirmed the fires are “information-level”, meaning they do not pose immediate threats but smoke may impact surrounding areas.

Fires are at the following locations:

– 7353 Brisbane Valley Hwy, Toogoolawah

– 107 Kherim Rd, Murphys Creek

– 169 Fairneyview Fernvale Rd, Fernvale

– 375 Grandchester Mount Mort Rd, Grandchester (now extinguished)

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