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Bushfire Teewah Beach

UPDATE 16/9/19 |  Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are still tackling a bushfire burning near the western break, between Double Island Point and Teewah Beach.

The fire is contained and there is no threat to property at this time.

Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) crews remain on scene and will continue to monitor the area.

Smoke may affect areas south of Teewah Beach, including Noosa.

Residents are asked to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, keep their medication close by.

Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions.

If residents are concerned their property is under threat they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately.

UPDATE 13/9/19 | Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) crews remain on scene at a bushfire burning near the western break, between Double Island Point and Teewah Beach.

The fire is contained and there is no threat to property at this time. Smoke is affecting Rainbow Beach, Tin Can Bay, Cooloola Coast and south to Boreen Point.

Residents are asked to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, keep their medication close by.

Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions. If residents are concerned their property is under threat they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately.

UPDATE | Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) crews are still at the scene of that bushfire burning near Kings Bore Road, Teewah Beach.

The fire is contained and there is no threat to property at this time.

Nearby areas may be affected by a smoke haze throughout the day.

Residents are asked to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, keep their medication close by.

Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions. If residents are concerned their property is under threat they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately.

EARLIER | Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) is aware of a bushfire burning near Kings Bore Road, Teewah Beach.

The fire is contained and there is no threat to property at this time.

Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) crews are currently on scene.

Nearby areas may be affected by a smoke haze throughout the day.

Residents are asked to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, keep their medication close by.

Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions. If residents are concerned their property is under threat they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately.

EARLIER | Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) is aware of a bushfire burning near Eenie Creek Road, Links Drive and Noosa Springs Drive, Noosa.

The fire has been contained and there is no threat to property at this time. Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) crews will continue to monitor the blaze and smoke may affect the area.

Residents are advised to close windows and doors and keep medication close by if suffering from a respiratory condition.

Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions. If residents are concerned their property is under threat they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately.

EARLIER | A bushfire has sparked at Teewah Beach.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) is aware of a bushfire burning near Kings Bore Road, Teewah Beach.

The fire has been contained and there is no threat to property at this time.

Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) crews will continue to monitor the blaze and smoke may affect the area.

Residents are asked to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, keep their medication close by. Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions. If residents are concerned their property is under threat they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately.

EARLIER | Teewah Beach – bushfire as at 4pm Sun 8 Sept
The previous bushfire warning has changed.
Multiple Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) crews are on scene at a bushfire burning near Kings Bore Road, Teewah Beach. The fire is contained and firefighters will continue to monitor the area. There are no properties under threat, however smoke may affect the surrounding areas. Residents are asked to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, keep their medication close by. Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions. If residents are concerned their property is under threat they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately.

EARLIER | STAY INFORMED: Teewah Beach bushfire as at 12pm Sun 8 Sept

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Teewah Beach, north of the Teewah township.

You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes.

Currently as at 12pm, Sunday 8 September, a bushfire is burning in a north-easterly toward Kings Bore Road.

Firefighters are working with water bombing aircraft in an effort to contain the fire. People are urged to avoid the area. Those still in the vicinity should take direction from local authorities, who are patrolling the beach.

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

Properties are not under direct threat at this time. Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you or your property is under threat.

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:
• Listen to your local radio station or visit the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website for regular updates.
• If you have a bushfire survival plan, refer to it now and be ready to follow it.
• If you do not have a bushfire survival plan, or if your plan is to leave, identify where you will go if the situation changes.
• Close windows and doors to minimise smoke exposure.
• If you suffer from a respiratory condition, keep your medication close by.
• Drive with caution in low visibility conditions.
• Contact your neighbours to see if they need help preparing for the bushfire.
• Consider finding your essential items (e.g., identification documents, prescription medication, food and water, and protective clothing such as a long-sleeved cotton shirt and trousers, and boots) in case you need to leave.
• Consider what you will do to protect your pets and livestock.
• Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
• Advise family and friends of your intended actions if the situation changes.

KEEP UP TO DATE BY:
• Following QFES on Facebook (@QldFireandRescueService) and Twitter (@QldFES)
• Staying tuned to your local radio station. Find your local ABC radio station at https://radio.abc.net.au/help/offline and your local commercial radio station at http://www.commercialradio.com.au/find-a-station/queensland;
• Visiting the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website at www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/map

FURTHER INFORMATION:
• For bushfire preparation tips, visit the RFS website: www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/BushFire_Safety
• For information about road closures, call 13 19 40 or visit www.qldtraffic.qld.gov.au

The next update will be provided when the situation changes.

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