Police have declared an emergency situation in Deepwater this afternoon in relation to an ongoing bushfire threat, Queensland Police say.
The declaration of an emergency situation under the Public Safety Preservation Act was made at 1.45pm.
It includes areas within Deepwater Drive and Deepwater Road, Deepwater Road and Matchbox Road intersections including Matchbox Road and Capricornia Drive, Capricornia Drive and Seabreeze Road.
Deepwater residents are being asked to evacuate the area via Fingerboard Road towards Miriam Vale, if not already.
Officers remain on the scene.
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