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QLD bushfires: Noosa, Sunshine Coast, Brisbane, Logan, Cooroibah, Jimna, Tarome



MULTIPLE dangerous bushfires continue to threaten properties around the southeast, with residents in some areas being told to leave their properties immediately.

Residents scramble as fire reaches Brisbane’s doorstep

Fire crews battle bushfire at The Gap (7 News Brisbane)

A raging bushfire gets dangerously close to homes at The Gap in Brisbane.

BRISBANE / LOGAN / MORETON BAY

BUCCAN: CONTAINED 4.35pm

This fire has been contained and firefighters remain on scene extinguishing the fire. Residents may be affected by a smoke haze throughout the afternoon.

THE GAP 4pm

Fire crews have contained the bushfire between Canterbury Place and Bruree Street. Residents may be affected by a smoke haze throughout the afternoon and are asked to close windows and doors.

MOUNT MEE 7.45pm

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are on scene at a grassfire burning near Mount Mee Road, south of Delaneys Creek Road, Mount Mee. The fire is contained and is posing no threat to property at this time. Nearby areas may be affected by a smoke haze throughout the evening.

SUNSHINE COAST SURROUNDINGS

NOOSA BANKS: LEAVE NOW 4.30pm

A fast-moving fire is traveling in a south westerly direction towards Cooroibah. It is impacting the Noosa Banks area, including Tingara Court, Dirum Court, Noosa Banks Drive, Cooroibah Crescent, Noosa Banks Firebreak and Nugan Court. The fire could have a significant impact on the community.

People leaving the area can evacuate in a southerly direction via McKinnon Drive. An evacuation center has been established at Noosa Leisure Center, Wallace Drive, Noosaville and domestic animals are welcome here.

TEWANTIN: LEAVE NOW 5.15pm

Part of the Cooroibah fire

A bushfire is traveling in a south westerly direction towards Cooroibah and Tewantin.

Police have ordered the evacuation of the entire suburb of Tewantin.

JIMNA: LEAVE NOW 3.15pm

A fast-moving fire is traveling towards Peach Trees Camping Area and the town of Jimna. The fire is approaching from the west. It is expected to impact the Jimna township within the hour.

COOROIBAH (FORMERLY TEEWAH): LEAVE IMMEDIATELY 5pm

A fast-moving fire is traveling in a south westerly direction towards Cooroibah. It is expected to impact Amaroo Place, Lakeside Drive, Lake Way Drive, Sunset Way, Pines Avenue, Morning Glory Drive, Cassia Avenue, Jirrima Crescent, Lancaster Lane, Green Gate Road, Craigslea Court, Adensfield Court, Exford Court, Edington Drive, Devonstone Drive, Illoura Place, Woodhaven Way, Lake Cooroibah Road and Yatama Place around 3.30pm. The fire is expected to have a significant impact on the community.

Conditions are now very dangerous and firefighters may soon be unable to prevent the fire advancing. The fire may pose a threat to all lives directly in its path. Fire crews may not be able to protect your property. You should not expect a firefighter at your door: act now.

Power, water, and mobile phone service may be lost and road conditions may become very dangerous over the next several hours.

People in the area will be affected by smoke, which will reduce visibility and air quality.

An evacuation center has been established at Noosa Leisure Center, Wallace Drive, Noosaville and domestic animals are welcome here.

KADANGA UPPER: STAY INFORMED 2.45pm

A grassfire continues to burn in the vicinity of Kandanga Creek Road and Colburn Road. The fire is currently contained.

Ground crews and waterbombing aircraft continue to work in the area.

People in the area will be affected by smoke, which will reduce visibility and air quality.

MONSILDALE (NORTH-EAST OF LINVILLE): STAY INFORMED 1.10pm

a bushfire is traveling from the corner of Louisavale Road and Monsildale Road, adjacent to the Jimna State Forest, in westerly, southerly and easterly directions.

Multiple crews are currently on scene working to contain the blaze.

People in the area will be affected by smoke, which will reduce visibility and air quality.

Cooroibah residents are being urged to leave as a vegetation fire pushes towards the community. Photo: Contributed "width =" 1280 "height =" 720 "class =" tge-imagecaption_img
media_cameraCooroibah residents are being urged to leave as a vegetation fire pushes towards the community. Photo: Contributed
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media_cameraFIRE: A fire burning this afternoon at Cooroibah. Smoke is visible across the Noosa region. Photo: Caitlin Zerafa

GOLD COAST SURROUNDINGS

LOWER BEECHMONT: ADVICE 6.35pm

A large bushfire is burning in an area to the of North Road, Outlook Avenue and Freemans Road, Lower Beechmont. Crews will continue to work throughout the night to contain the fire. People in the area will be affected by smoke, including Numinbah Valley, Springbrook, Advancetown and Austinville, which will reduce visibility and air quality.

IPSWICH SURROUNDINGS

LAIDLEY CREEK WEST AND MULGES: PREPARE TO LEAVE 7.50pm

A large, unpredictable fire is traveling in an easterly direction towards Mcgarrigal Rd, Laidley Creek West Rd and Baulch Rd. The fire is likely to impact Mcgarrigal Rd, Laidley Creek West Rd and Baulch Rd. If you have already left the area, it is safe for you to return, however you should also be ready to leave the area because the situation could get worse quickly

TAROME: PREPARE TO LEAVE, 6pm

A large, unpredictable and fast-moving fire is traveling from Mount Castle towards Ryan Road, Hinrichsen Road and Tarome Road. The fire is likely to impact Simmonds Road, Rose Road and the Cunningham Highway. Fire crews are working to contain the fire but firefighters may not be able to protect every property. You should not expect a firefighter at your door.

THORNTON AND LEFTHAND BRANCH (SOUTH OF LAIDLEY): LEAVE NOW 5.30PM

A dangerous fire is traveling in a southerly direction towards Main Camp Creek Road. It is impacting Main Camp Creek Road now.

CLUMBER AND MOOGERAH (SOUTH OF BOONAH): LEAVE NOW 8.30pm

A large, unpredictable fire is burning between Wilson Road and Spicers Gap Road, Clumber, and Croftby Road and Wild Cattle Creek Road, Moogerah. It is expected to impact Wilson Road and Spicers Gap Road, Clumber, and Croftby Road and Wild Cattle Creek Road, Moogerah in the coming hours.

The fire could have a significant impact on the community.

Fire crews are working to contain the fire but firefighters may not be able to protect every property. You should not expect a firefighter at your door. Power, water, and mobile phone service may be lost.

Residents self-evacuating from Wilson Road and Spicers Gap Road, Clumber, should make their way towards Aratula via Lake Moogerah Road and the Cunningham Highway. Residents along Wild Cattle Creek Road and Croftby Road should make their way towards Mount Alford via Lake Moogerah Road.


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