Firies rush to 'big fire' burning in the region


A spokeswoman for Queensland Fire Services said the fire burning on Gorge Rd at Rosedale is large and moving in multiple directions.

It's understood firies have already saved one house and stopped the fire reaching another house.

The original fire crew has now been joined by other crews, with four fire trucks currently in use and battling the blaze.

Another crew is on its way and a water tanker and bulldozer has been issued from Gladstone.


MULTIPLE fire crews are responding to a fire burning out of control in Rosedale.

It's understood a house was under threat but that threat has since passed.

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Rosedale, where the fire is burning, is highlighted red.
Rosedale, where the fire is burning, is highlighted red.

Fire communication officers were having difficulties receiving information from crews on scene but knew that one fire crew was on scene and plenty more were on their way.

A local shop owner at Rosedale said she saw ambulance, police and rural fire services all on scene in what she described as a "big fire".

More to come.