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).



LIVE UPDATES: Southerly change has hit the fire front

LIVE UPDATES: Southerly change has hit the fire front

Local fireys are facing one of New South Wales’ largest fire fronts.

CLOSURES: Roads, parks and services closed due to fire

CLOSURES: Roads, parks and services closed due to fire

A number of roads are closed across the region due to bushfires

Animals and owners take shelter at showground.

Animals and owners take shelter at showground.

All creatures great and small are turning up at Coffs Showground seeking shelter.