UPDATE as at 6.50pm - Sandy Point (Yeppoon) - bushfire
15/01/2013 6:49:43 PM
The large bushfire burning in the Corio Bay Fish Habitat Reserve, Sandy Point, Yeppoon is near extinguished, with only small smouldering patches remaining. Firefighters will monitor the situation throughout the evening and return to continue patrols tomorrow. There is no threat to property and the smoke haze has now cleared. Residents are urged to remain vigilant and are advised to immediately ring Triple Zero (000) if they observe any fire activity.
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