SMOKE WARNING: A large grass fire has broken out in the Boyne Valley region.
SMOKE WARNING: A large grass fire has broken out in the Boyne Valley region. Bev Lacey

Boyne Valley grass fire brought under control

7pm Sunday: YESTERDAY'S grass fire on Gladstone Monto Rd was kept under control last night by rural firefighters.

The fire was monitored overnight.

Saturday: QUEENSLAND Fire and Emergency Services have issued a smoke warning as the result of a large grass fire burning in the Boyne Valley region.

The fire is located near Gladstone Monto Rd, between Nagoorin and Ubobo, and does not present a threat to property at this time.

Fire fighters are working to contain the blaze, which was already around an acre in size by the time they arrived on the scene around 1pm.

Back burning is currently being conducted.

The QFES warning said motorists should drive with caution and to the conditions.

"Residents should close windows and doors, and keep medications close by if suffering a respiratory condition," it read.

"If you feel your property is under threat, call Triple Zero (000) immediately.