Update: The northern boundary of the PSPA has been extended to Brahman Road and Gehrke Hill Road at the intersection of Summerholm Road.
An Evacuation Centre has been set up at Laidley Cultural Centre.
Police have declared an emergency situation at Laidley this afternoon due to a developing bush fire threat.
The declaration of an emergency situation under the Public Safety Preservation Act was made just before 3pm.
The declared zone is bounded by Railway Street, Drayton Road, Rosewood-Laidley Road, Old Grandchester Road, Range Crescent, Patrick Street and Vaux Street.
If you are in the area, leave immediately if it is safe to do so. If you are outside the area, do not try and enter.
Emergency services remain scene.
If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.
You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.