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Hemmant ‘inferno’ brought under control

Luke Grant
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The fire is now contained after 16 Fire and Rescue Service crews attended the scene. 

 

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A recycling plant is on fire in Brisbane’s east, blanketing the city in thick black smoke.

The fire on Gosport Street in Hemmant has forced traffic diversions, and anyone nearby is urged to stay indoors to avoid inhaling the smoke.

Nine News Queensland reporter Alex Heinke described the chaotic scene to Luke Grant.

“It is an inferno.

“Authorities right don’t know what is burning, I guess that is the area of concern.”

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Image: Nine News

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