QLD 78 Ballard Rd, Imbil, Alert Level: Watch and Act Reported (UTC): 2019-09-20T00:37:44+10:00 Current Status: Going Details:

PREPARE TO LEAVE: Imbil (south of Gympie) - grassfire as at 12.10pm Fri 20 Sept

Bushfire warning level: WATCH AND ACT

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a grassfire in Imbil and conditions could get worse.

You need to be ready to follow your bushfire survival plan. If you do not have a plan, or intend to leave, you should be ready to leave the area because the situation could get worse quickly.

Currently as at 12.10pm Friday 20 September, a grassfire is burning in the vicinity of Ballard Road, Kandanga Imbil Road and Melinda Road, Imbil. The fire is travelling in a north-westerly direction and is likely to impact Melinda Road.

Multiple crews and aircraft are on scene working to contain the fire but firefighters may not be able to protect every property. You should not expect a firefighter at your door.

People in the area will be affected by smoke, which will reduce visibility and air quality.

Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe your property is under threat.