Gemfields bushfire warning
Bushfire Warning for Goanna Flat Road, The Gemfields (west of Emerald) as at 3:45pm.
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) is advising residents in the vicinity of Goanna Flat Road, The Gemfields (west of Emerald) to enact their bushfire plan.
At 3:45pm a large bushfire was located at The Gemfields. The fast moving fire is travelling in a westerly direction and is expected to impact Goanna Flat Road within the coming hours.
This fire is moving quickly and firefighters are experiencing difficulty in controlling it. Spot fires may occur ahead of the fire front and embers are also being thrown from the fire.
The fire is expected to impact residents on Goanna Flat Road and there is a chance that some property may be lost. Power, water and mobile phone supplies may be lost in the area over the next several hours.