Fire on bor­der

Warwick Daily News - - NEWS -

TWO Ru­ral Fire Bri­gade units from Queens­land as­sisted the NSW Ru­ral Fire Ser­vice at a fire in the Bookoo Koora State For­est, east of the South­ern Downs Re­gional Coun­cil area on Sun­day. Ar­eas close to the fire in­clude Un­der­cliffe near Lis­ton and Rivertree. A spokes­woman for the Queens­land Fire and Emer­gency Ser­vice said at 3pm Sun­day the NSW Ru­ral Fire Ser­vice had re­quested as­sis­tance from two Queens­land bri­gades and crews from Su­gar­loaf and Bal­lan­dean bri­gades headed to the fire. The Queens­land crews were not on scene on Mon­day. Al­most 200 hectares of grass was burnt.

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