Multiple Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are currently on scene at a vegetation fire burning in bushland north of Sampson Street and west of the Mulligan Highway, Cooktown. The fire is posing no threat to property at this time. Firefighters are working to contain the blaze. Nearby residents may be affected by smoke. Residents are asked to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, keep medications close by. Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions. If residents are concerned their property is under threat they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately.
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