Boat comes off trailer sparking major highway blaze
UPDATE 4PM: THE CAPRICORN Hwy has been re-opened after a grassfire was sparked from a single vehicle crash.
Police have reported the road was opened at 3.35pm.
UPDATE 3PM: THE CAPRICORN Hwy remains closed followed a single vehicle crash which has sparked a grassfire at Boolburra, near Duaringa, about 1.45pm.
QFES has reported the fire is under control however the road is yet to be re-opened at this stage.
BREAKING 2.05PM: EMERGENCY services are responding to a crash and fire on the Capricorn Highway west of Rockhampton.
A Queensland Ambulance Services spokesman said paramedics were called to the scene of a single vehicle crash at Boolburra, near Duaringa, about 1.45pm.
A Queensland Fire and Emergency Services spokeswoman confirmed crews responding to the crash were also aware of a fire at the scene.
Reports suggest a boat has come off a trailer attached to the vehicle involved and has sparked a blaze.
The fire, which is reportedly significant, has jumped the Capricorn Highway, forcing its closure.
No one has been hurt in the accident.
More to come.