Firefighters battle house, caravans fire on Western Downs

FIREFIGHTERS are battling a fire which took hold in a house and nearby caravans at a Western Downs property early this morning.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services and Rural Fire brigades remain at a Humbug Rd property at Tara fighting the blaze which was reported about 5.30am.

The multiple crews are continuing to extinguish the fire in the house and at least two nearby caravans.


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