Police have declared an emergency situation in Canungra this afternoon in relation to an ongoing bushfire threat.
The declaration of an emergency situation under the Public Safety Preservation Act was made at 4:15pm.
It includes areas within the following areas (pictured below).
- West boundary – Lamington National Park Road
- North boundary – Beaudesert Nerang Road
- East boundary – Beechmont Road through to Binna Burra Road
- South boundary – Binna Burra Road intersection with Beechmont Road and a direct line from O’Reilly’s lodge to Binna Burra
People south of Rymera Road, on Sarabah Road, and people on Tabletop Road and Gray Road are advised to evacuate in north and easterly directions. A place of refuge is available at Tamborine Village Memorial Hall, 2720 Waterford Tamborine Road, if required.
Officers remain on the scene.
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If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.
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