Dumped car causes bushfire at Coochin Creek

UPDATE:

A Queensland Fire and Emergency Services spokesman has confirmed crews have successfully extinguished the bushfire that was sparked this afternoon at Bells Creek Road, Coochin Creek.

EARLIER:

RURAL and urban fire crews are battling to contain a blaze sparked after a car was dumped and set alight on Bells Creek Road, Coochin Creek.

The car was found burnt-out in a paddock, with the fire sparking a small grass fire which quickly erupted into a fully-fledged bushfire, just before 4pm.

Updates to come.


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