Bushfire all clear for Marble Bar

NIALL BOYLE

A bushfire which burnt an estimated 4500 hectares in Marble Bar is under control, FESA has advised.

The fire was reported at 3pm on Sunday, October 23, and is believed to have been started by a lightning strike.

FESA will monitor the area for the rest of the day.

Drivers have been urged to exercise extreme caution and drive slowly due to smoke and the presence of emergency services still operating in the area.