Whitsunday waste on fire
A waste dumb in Proserpine has sent smoke across the town after a fire started among the rubbish heap this afternoon.
Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES) was called to the Kelsey Creek Rd facility, arriving on scene around 3pm today.
A QFES spokeswoman said their crew were still working on the fire at 4:30pm but it was contained and under control.
It is unknown what started the fire.