Fire destroys shed, burns 15acres at Bells Bridge

January 25, 2023 7:15 am in by

A large, tin shed has been destroyed in a blaze, northwest of Gympie.

It broke out at a private property on Greenhalgh Rd in Bells Bridge just before 5pm yesterday.

A QFES spokesperson says the fire was fast-moving, and quickly spread through 15 acres.

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Nine crews were called in to battle the flames and protect the nearby house.

They managed to put the shed fire out by 7pm, but were still working to check fire-breaks and extinguish the grass fire at that time

Two people were treated by paramedics at the scene.

They assessed a man in his 50s and a woman in her 60s for smoke inhalation, before taking both patients to Gympie Hospital in stable conditions.