The fire is burning in the vicinity of Orion Terrace and Schilling Lane, River Ranch.
The fire is burning in the vicinity of Orion Terrace and Schilling Lane, River Ranch. Alistair Brightman

Bushfire burning south-west of Gladstone

QUEENSLAND Fire and Emergency Services have issued an advisory for a bushfire burning south-west of Gladstone.

The fire is in the vicinity of Orion Terrace and Schilling Lane, River Ranch.

Firefighters are currently conducting backburning in an effort to contain the blaze.

Motorists near the area are advised to drive to the conditions, and smoke may affect nearby properties.

No properties are currently under threat by this fire, but if the situation changes, residents are urged to contact Triple Zero (000).


Towns on water restrictions as dam level drops to record low

Towns on water restrictions as dam level drops to record low

The CQ dam is predicted to reach the lowest record level mid 2019

'I sat and cried': Community support overwhelms CQ mum

'I sat and cried': Community support overwhelms CQ mum

Moranbah community jumped to the aid of family in need.

This map should terrify us all

This map should terrify us all

We can expect more extreme bush fire seasons that rage for longer