ON SCENE: Fire crews are working to contain the blaze.
ON SCENE: Fire crews are working to contain the blaze. Daniel Perrin /TWE

Crews work to contain fire burning in region's north

FIVE Queensland Fire and Emergency Crews are working to contain a fire on Redgate Rd at Redgate.

A Queensland Fire and Emergency Services spokeswoman said crews were working to put out the fire and make hotspots safe at the fire which is burning in an area about 20-ha (50-60 acres).

SES crews are on scene controlling traffic as with smoke is obstructing drivers' view of the road.

There were 10 crews on scene at 1.15pm when the bushfire was travelling from Redgate Rd towards Finnemores Rd.

Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions and residents in the area will be affected by smoke, which will affect air quality.