UPDATE: Bowman’s Creek fire is now under control and back at Advice Status

UPDATE: 3.20pm the blaze has now been controlled by RFS crews.

The grass fire started by lightning at Bowman’s Creek has been upgraded to Watch and Act Status.

It is currently out-of-control and the RFS says more air support has been called in.

About 100 hectares have been burnt but the Mount Pleasant school is not under threat.