STAY INFORMED: Cherwell (south of Childers) bushfire as at 6.55am Wed 9 Oct
Bushfire warning level: ADVICE
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in the Cherwell area.
You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes.
Currently as at 6.55am Wednesday 9 October, a bushfire is burning near the Bruce Highway, Barretts Road and Pig Creek, Cherwell. The fire is now contained and crews will continue to monitor the blaze throughout the day.
Smoke may impact the Bruce Highway and firefighters will be working alongside the road, so motorists should drive with caution and to conditions.
People in the area will be affected by smoke, which will reduce visibility and air quality.
Properties are not under direct threat at this time. Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you or your property is under threat.