Firefighters respond to reports of a tree on fire at Josephville

QUEENSLAND Fire and Emergency Services crews are at the scene of a fire at Josephville.

A QFES spokeswoman said the call came in at 3.40pm and two crews arrived at the property on the Mount Lindsay Highway near Josephville Road to find a tree alight in the middle of a paddock.

It is unknown if the fire was caused by lightning strike but the rain now falling on the area should be a help to firefighters.

The spokeswoman said two crews are at the scene with more en route.