Trevor Veale

Fire caused brief disturbance on Hwy

A GRASS fire caused one lane of the Pacific Mwy at Tweed Heads South to be closed briefly on Wednesday afternoon.

A Fire and Rescue NSW spokeswoman said Tweed Heads crews were called to the scene, near Dry Dock Rd, just after 2.30pm. 

She said the fire was extinguished quickly and firefighters had left the scene by 3pm. 

The cause of the fire is not known.