Smoke blankets suburb as fireys battle house blaze
FIRE fighters are battling a house fire in Brisbane's south, with thick smoke covering the surrounding area.
The fire broke out on Beaudesert Rd at Acacia Ridge just after 5.30pm, with Queensland Fire and Emergency crews on scene trying to control the blaze.
Police have shut down Beaudesert Rd between Kerry Rd and Mortimer Rd and have advised motorists to avoid the area if possible.
No one is believed to have been in the house when the fire broke out.
QFES has advised all nearby residents to close all windows and doors tonight to avoid thick smoke being blown across the area.
Originally published as Smoke blankets suburb as fireys battle house blaze