Dakabin - green waste fire
11/01/2013 6:51:18 PM
Multiple Queensland Fire and Rescue Service (QFRS) crews are on scene at a mulch fire at a waste disposal facility on Old Gympie Road, Dakabin. The fire is not threating any homes but is sending a non-toxic smoke haze over Kallangur, Petrie and surrounding areas. Crews were first called to the fire at approximately 4.15pm and expect to remain on scene for several hours. Residents experiencing smoke in their area are advised to keep doors and windows closed and medications close by if they suffer from a respiratory condition. Motorists are also urged to drive with caution.
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