Mt Isa lockdown

QUEENSLAND Police declared a 3km area of Mt Isa a no go zone last week after a forklift carrying a tonne of what is believed to be ammonium nitrate started emitting smoke.

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Mt Isa police at the scene of the fire

Northern region police reported that at about 1pm on February 7 the forklift was seen to be emitting smoke roughly 4km from the town's centre, at an unnamed mine site.