The Proserpine dump, on Kelsey Creek Rd, was a blaze this afternoon with fire crews called to contain the fire.
The Proserpine dump, on Kelsey Creek Rd, was a blaze this afternoon with fire crews called to contain the fire. Shannen McDonald

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.

The Proserpine dump, on Kelsey Creek Rd, was a blaze this afternoon with fire crews called to contain the fire.
The Proserpine dump, on Kelsey Creek Rd, was a blaze this afternoon with fire crews called to contain the fire. Shannen McDonald

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.


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