FIRE: Crews are battling a fire in the Tarampa area.
FIRE: Crews are battling a fire in the Tarampa area. Dominic Elsome

UPDATE: 12 fire crews needed to control large fire

UPDATE 3.45PM: Fire fighters have extinguished a large paddock fire in the Somerset region.

12 fire crews were required to contain the fire at a rural property in Tarampa.  

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EARLIER: FIRE crews are working to contain a large fire burning in the Somerset region.

Six fire crews are currently on scene at a vegetation fire burning in a paddock in Tarampa.

A spokesperson for Queensland Fire and Emergency Services said the fire was "quite large".