FIRE: Crews are working to contain the fire and removing the mulch bales from the truck.
FIRE: Crews are working to contain the fire and removing the mulch bales from the truck. QFES

BREAKING: truck engulfed by flames outside of Murgon

THE Bunya Highway is currently blocked after a truck carting cane mulch has caught fire on the outskirts of Murgon (heading towards Wondai).

There are over seven fire rescue services on scene.

Crews are working to contain the fire and remove the mulch bales from the truck.

According to a spokesperson from North Coast Fire a call was made about the fire just minutes before 7pm this evening (Saturday, August 17).

"At this point in time we have no confirmed information about what started the fire," he said.

"However it may have been the result of an accident.

"There are seven fire rescue services, one rural fire appliance, and one senior fire officer on scene."