Sippy Downs bushfire update: 7.45am Friday 3 February
  • Friday 03 February 2017
Fire warning

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews have returned to monitor the large bushfire burning in the vicinity of Varsity View Court, Statesman Circuit, Earnest Lane and Cairncroft Place, Sippy Downs this morning. 

The fire, which broke out at around 3.15pm yesterday, is burning safely within containment lines and there is currently no threat to property. Firefighters are continuing to patrol the fire and blacken out hotspots this morning. 

Smoke may affect the area throughout the day. Residents are advised to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, keep medications close by. Motorists should drive with caution and to the conditions. If residents are concerned their property is under threat they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately.