Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are no longer required at this incident.

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Birkdale – bushfire as at 5pm Thu 1 Oct 

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) and Redland City Council crews remain on scene monitoring a bushfire near the intersection of Old Cleveland Road East and Buckingham Street, Birkdale. This fire is now contained however residents may still be affected by smoke overnight. Residents are asked to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, keep medications close by. If residents are concerned their property is under threat, they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately.

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Birkdale – bushfire as at 2.50pm Thu 1 Oct 

Multiple Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are currently on scene at a bushfire burning near the intersection of Old Cleveland Road East and Buckingham Street, Birkdale. The fire is posing no threat to property but is producing a lot of smoke. Firefighters are working to contain the blaze. Nearby residents are advised to close windows and doors and keep medications close by. Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions. If residents are concerned their property is under threat, they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately.