Fires diminishing: bushfire warnings, closures near Ipswich

FIRE fighters are battling blazes as they reach containment lines, however the fire danger has decreased overnight.

The Bureau of Meteorology fearful isolated lightning strikes in storms forecast over the weekend may cause new fires.

Residents please note the Cunningham Hwy is closed at Aratula and Spicers Peak Lodge has been evacuated.

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Watch and Act: WILSON RD & SPICERS GAP RD, Clumber

There are multiple warnings for this area.
STAY INFORMED: Spicers Peak Lodge (part of Clumber fire) bushfire as at 5.30pm Thurs 14 Nov
STAY INFORMED: Clumber and Moogerah as at 3.30pm Thur 14 Nov
STAY INFORMED: Mount Alphen (previously Mount Alphen and Double Top, part of Clumber fire) bushfire as at 5.25pm Thurs 14 Nov
STAY INFORMED: Tarome bushfire as at 10.50am Thurs 14 Nov

Response Date: 5/11/2019, 1:49 PM
Vehicles on Scene: 4
Vehicles on Route: 0
Last Update: 15/11/2019, 6:58 AM

 

Information: Laidley Creek West Rd & Mulgowie Rd, Laidley Creek

Laidley Creek West and Mulgowie - bushfire as at 9.20am Wed 13 Nov
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are monitoring a bushfire burning within containment lines near Mcgarrigal Road and Laidley Creek West Road. Smoke may affect surrounding areas over the coming days. Residents are asked to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, keep 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.

Response Date: 11/11/2019, 11:03 PM
Vehicles on Scene: 1
Vehicles on Route: 0
Last Update: 14/11/2019, 1:53 AM

 

Information: Melbourne St, Boonah

There is a vegetation fire at this location. Smoke may affect residents and motorists in the area. Residents should close their doors and windows and keep medication close by if suffering from a respiratory condition. Motorists should use caution and drive to conditions. If you believe your property is under threat, you should call Triple Zero (000) immediately.

Response Date: 8/11/2019, 9:17 AM
Vehicles on Scene: 0
Vehicles on Route: 0
Last Update: 14/11/2019, 9:26 AM
 

 

Information: 914-1037 Lefthand Branch Rd, Lefthand Branch

Lefthand Branch - bushfire as at 4.15pm Thur 14 Nov
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are on scene at a bushfire burning near Lefthand Branch Road and is posing no threat to property at this time. The fire is contained, and firefighters are working with landholders to strengthen containment lines. Crews will continue to monitor throughout the coming days. Nearby residents may be affected by a smoke and are asked to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, keep medications 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.  

Response Date: 11/11/2019, 7:58 PM
Vehicles on Scene: 1
Vehicles on Route: 0
Last Update: 15/11/2019, 2:59 AM
 

 

Advice: 40 Main Camp Creek Rd, Thornton

There are multiple warnings for this fire:
Thornton - bushfire as at 4.30pm Thur 14 Nov
Ingoldsby (south west of Laidley) - bushfire as at 10.35am Tue 12 Nov

Response Date: 7/11/2019, 9:37 AM
Vehicles on Scene: 6
Vehicles on Route: 2
Last Update: 15/11/2019, 6:44 AM

 

Advice: MULGOWIE RD, Townson


STAY INFORMED: Rosevale (south west of Ipswich) bushfire as at 10.55am Thurs 14 Nov
Bushfire warning level: ADVICE
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Rosevale.
You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes.
Currently as at 10.55am Thursday 14 November, a slow-moving bushfire is travelling in a north, north-easterly direction towards Baker Road, Kerwitz Road and Kelly and Dwyer Road, Rosevale.
This fire in now contained and crews will remain in the area to monitor the blaze.
A place of refuge for horses remains open at Boonah Showgrounds, 8 Melbourne Street.
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.

Response Date: 19/9/2019, 1:40 PM
Vehicles on Scene: 5
Vehicles on Route: 0
Last Update: 14/11/2019, 10:47 AM

 

Information: 1793 TOP SWANFELS RD, Swanfels

Swanfels (east of Warwick) - bushfire as at 11.30am Fri 1 Nov

Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) crews are currently on scene monitoring a bushfire burning in inaccessible land near Top Swanfels Road, Swanfels in the Main Range National Park. It is posing no threat to property at this time and crews will continue to monitor the fire in the coming days. Nearby areas may be affected by a smoke haze. Residents are asked to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, keep 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.

Response Date: 1/11/2019, 10:02 AM

Vehicles on Scene: 0

Vehicles on Route: 0

Last Update: 11/11/2019, 4:42 PM

 

COUNCIL MANDATED PARK CLOSURES:

In line with the current "Declared State of Fire Emergency" and the "Natural Area Estate Fire Management Policy", the following Estates and Reserves, in their entirety, including day-use picnic areas and Harding's Paddock Camp Ground will be CLOSED until further notice:

 

• Purga Nature Reserve

• White Rock - Spring Mountain Conservation Estate

• Flinders - Goolman Conservation Estate

• Ric Nattrass Environmental Park

• Mt Grandchester Conservation Estate

• Cameron's Scrub Conservation Estate (Kholo Enviroplan Reserve)

• Castle Hill Blackstone Reserve

• Stirling Road Reserve, and

• Hillview Drive Reserve

 

Current permits within these Estates and Reserves have been cancelled and permit holders contacted. This includes permits issued for the Harding's Paddock Camp Grounds.

No further permits to be issued until further notice.

A review of, and update on the closures will be undertaken on Monday the 18th of November.



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