Police have made an emergency declaration under the Public Safety Preservation Act due to a dangerous grass fire burning in Woodgate (Bundaberg).
The exclusion zone is bound by Burrum River west of the Bruce Highway, Bruce Highway north to Goodwood Road, Goodwood Road to Elliot River.
Residents within the exclusion zone are urged to follow the advice of emergency services on the ground and leave the area now.
Woodgate Road between Heidkes Road and Frizzells Road is currently closed in both directions.
Members of the public are advised to avoid the area.