PSPA declared, Coolum Beach (Peregian)

Police have declared an emergency situation at Coolum Beach (Peregian) in relation to a bushfire in the area.

The declaration was made at 7:54m under the provisions of the Public Safety Preservation Act.

The declared zone is bounded by Woodland Drive to Stumers Creek Road, David Low Way and the Sunshine Coast Motorway.

Police are urging residents within the area to self-evacuate and for anyone outside the zone to avoid travel to the area.

An evacuation centre has been established at the Noosa Leisure Centre, Wallace Drive, Noosaville.

Residents are being evacuated in Lorikeet Drive to Greenshank Drive, road closures at Woodlands Boulevard to Stumers Creek Road including David Low Way.

Significant delays are expected.

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.

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