STAY ADVISED: Fires in North Burnett

Multiple fires are in the North Burnett area causing smoke to affect the Gayndah, Biggenden and Coalstoun Lakes areas. Picture: FILE 368256_21

Multiple fires burning in the North Burnett has resulted in smoke affecting the Biggenden, Coalstoun Lakes, Gayndah and Eidsvold West areas.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services has issued a ‘stay advised’ warning for Biggenden, Campbell Creek, Coalstoun Lakes, Gayndah and surrounding areas due to multiple nearby fires.

A separate fire located near Old Rawbelle Road is currently affecting Eidsvold West with smoke.


– Stay inside and close windows and doors.

– Keep respiratory medication close by.

– Follow your bushfire survival plan now. If you do not have a bushfire survival plan. Make one on the QFES website.

– Avoid driving through smoke if you can.

– Watch out for firefighters working in the area.

– Do not fly drones around the fire or in the warning area. This can block air operations.


– No properties are at risk.

– Smoke can make it hard for some people to breathe.

– Smoke can make it hard to see when you are driving.

– Some roads may be closed.