This page provided regular updates for this fire between 4am and midnight on Thursday 24th October 2013 and is now completed.
The Minmi fire began in Stockrington on Wednesday 23rd (see other article) and raged towards the M1 Pacific Motorway (F3 Freeway).
On Wednesday night the RFS closed the M1 Pacific Motorway and conducted a major backburn on the side of the Motorway.
On Thursday the fire reached the Motorway and Fire Crews suppored by water bombers contained the fire.
By Thursday afternoon the fire was contained and remained contained when this article was finalised at 1:30am Friday.
At 8:30am Friday the RMS removed traffic warnings from their system.
For the latest updates on this fire you can visit the: RFS Minmi / Stockrington Updates Page
For the latest traffic for the M1 Pacific Motorway visit the front page of this website for LIVE M1 Pacific Motorway (F3 Freeway) traffic 24 hours a day: www.m1traffic.com.au