Clermont Road Fire

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A bushfire broke out on the side of the road just outside charters towers yesterday afternoon. The fire started around 3pm on the Clermont Highway, 15 kilometers from the town. The highway got blocked off to all motor vehicles which did not see truck drivers very happy. Fallon Perry, 27, was driving home to see the blaze was becoming larger. She automatically stopped and rang emergency services. Mrs Perry said, “ The fire was getting out of control when the fire brigade arrived and they went straight to work.” Emergency services arrived at the blaze around 10 minutes after the call said mrs Perry. The blaze jumped over the highway into a nearby cattle property. Which then burnt out just over 100 acres of precious grass. Property owners Mrs
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