Four bushfires on the Sunshine Coast in recent weeks are being treated as suspicious, including a large blaze at Landsborough that forced evacuations on the weekend.
Initial police investigations indicate a fire at Beerwah on Sunday, October 29 was deliberately lit near Stokes Road around 10.30am.
Officers are investigating whether another fire in the Beerwah/Landsborough area on October 28 was also deliberately lit, near a forestry clearing on Dianella Road and Roys Road, Beewah around 1pm.
This fire caused an emergency declaration and evacuations in the area.
Police are also looking into the cause of a grass fire that sparked up on Sattler Road in Meridan Plains on October 23.
A demountable commercial shed was destroyed by fire after an offender tried to gain entry to the business by cutting the locks to a fence, however emergency crews managed to contain the fire to that building and a small, grassed area nearby.
And lastly, officers are treating a bushfire in Beerwah on October 21 as suspicious. It’s believed that fire started around 2pm near Roys Road.
Investigations are continuing into all the fires.
Anyone with information is being urged to contact police.