BUSH BLAZE: A fire has broken out in Yandina.
BUSH BLAZE: A fire has broken out in Yandina. Alistair Brightman

Eight fire trucks battling blaze in Yandina

FIVE Queensland Fire and Emergency Services crews are on scene battling a blaze near Yandina.

A further three are en route to the large vegetation fire burning near Bernhardt Place, Ninderry (near Yandina).

Firefighters are working to contain the blaze which broke out around 1pm.

Residents and motorists in the area are advised that the fire is causing significant smoke and if affected to close windows and doors.

If you are suffering from a respiratory condition, keep medications close by.

The smoke may decrease visibility on the road and motorists are asked to drive with caution and to conditions.

If your property is under threat please call Triple Zero (000) immediately.

Temperatures in nearby Nambour have hit 34 degrees as at 2pm.