Bushfire warning level: ADVICE
 
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Peregian
 
You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes.
 
Currently as at 6.20pm Friday 13 September, firefighters are extinguishing hot spots from an earlier bushfire burning near Woodland Drive, west of Cormorant Crescent, Peregian.  
 
Crews will continue to monitor the area throughout the evening.
 
People in the area will be affected by smoke, which will reduce visibility and air quality.
 
Properties are not under direct threat at this time. Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you or your property is under threat.
 
WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:
•           Listen to your local radio station or visit the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website for regular updates.
•           If you have a bushfire survival plan, refer to it now and be ready to follow it.
•           If you do not have a bushfire survival plan, or if your plan is to leave, identify where you will go if the situation changes.
•           Close windows and doors to minimise smoke exposure.
•           If you suffer from a respiratory condition, keep your medication close by.
•           Drive with caution in low visibility conditions.
•           Contact your neighbours to see if they need help preparing for the bushfire.
•           Consider finding your essential items (e.g., identification documents, prescription medication, food and water, and protective clothing such as a long-sleeved cotton shirt and trousers, and boots) in case you need to leave.
•           Consider what you will do to protect your pets and livestock.
•           Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
•           Advise family and friends of your intended actions if the situation changes.
 
KEEP UP TO DATE BY:
•           Following QFES on Facebook (@QldFireandRescueService) and Twitter (@QldFES)
•           Staying tuned to your local radio station. Find your local ABC radio station at https://radio.abc.net.au/help/offline and your local commercial radio station at http://www.commercialradio.com.au/find-a-station/queensland;
•           Visiting the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website at www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/map
 
FURTHER INFORMATION:
•           For bushfire preparation tips, visit the RFS website: www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/BushFire_Safety
•           For information about road closures, call 13 19 40 or visit www.qldtraffic.qld.gov.au
 
The next update will be provided when the situation changes.

Earlier...

STAY INFORMED: Peregian bushfire as at 2.20pm Fri 13 Sept 

The previous bushfire warning has changed.

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Peregian

You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes.

Currently as at 2.20pm Friday 13 September, a bushfire is burning near Woodland Drive, west of Cormorant Crescent, Peregian.  

Crews will be working in the area, with the support of firefighting aircraft. 

People in the area will be affected by smoke, which will reduce visibility and air quality.

Properties are not under direct threat at this time. Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you or your property is under threat.

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:
Listen to your local radio station or visit the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website for regular updates.
If you have a bushfire survival plan, refer to it now and be ready to follow it.
If you do not have a bushfire survival plan, or if your plan is to leave, identify where you will go if the situation changes.
Close windows and doors to minimise smoke exposure.
If you suffer from a respiratory condition, keep your medication close by.
Drive with caution in low visibility conditions.
Contact your neighbours to see if they need help preparing for the bushfire.
Consider finding your essential items (e.g., identification documents, prescription medication, food and water, and protective clothing such as a long-sleeved cotton shirt and trousers, and boots) in case you need to leave.
Consider what you will do to protect your pets and livestock.
Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
Advise family and friends of your intended actions if the situation changes.

KEEP UP TO DATE BY:
Following QFES on Facebook (@QldFireandRescueService) and Twitter (@QldFES)
Staying tuned to your local radio station. Find your local ABC radio station at https://radio.abc.net.au/help/offline and your local commercial radio station at http://www.commercialradio.com.au/find-a-station/queensland;
Visiting the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website at www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/map

FURTHER INFORMATION:
For bushfire preparation tips, visit the RFS website: www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/BushFire_Safety
For information about road closures, call 13 19 40 or visit www.qldtraffic.qld.gov.au

The next update will be provided when the situation changes.

Earlier...

Peregian – bushfire as at 10.25am Fri 13 Sept

The previous bushfire warning has changed. 

Multiple Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews remain on scene dampening down hotspots in the Peregian area. There’s no threat to property at this time. Residents are advised to monitor the Noosa and Sunshine Coast Council websites for community recovery information. Smoke may affect nearby areas and residents should close windows and doors, and keep their respiratory medications close by. Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions. If residents are concerned their property are under threat they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately.

Earlier...

STAY INFORMED: Peregian bushfire as at 4.30pm Wed 11 Sept

NOTE: separate bushfire warnings no longer apply for the Peregian bushfire. 

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE


Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Peregian.

You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes.

Currently as at 4pm Wednesday 11 September, a fire is no longer active within the Peregian area. Firefighters will remain on scene dampening down hotspots. 

Queensland Police Service (QPS) has now revoked the Peregian Springs and Peregian Beach PSPA, encompassing Peregian Springs, Peregian Beach, Peregian Breeze Estate, Weyba Downs, Marcus Beach and Castaways Beach. All residents can return to their homes, however should remain vigilant. 

Residents should avoid walking in areas affected by the fire, including the National Park between David Low Way and Emu Mountain Road and the Peregian Beach foreshore, as there may be hot spots under the sand that could cause significant damage.

People in the area will continue to be affected by smoke, which will reduce visibility and air quality. Residents are asked to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, keep their medication close by. 

Evacuation centres remain open at:
• Nambour Showgrounds on Coronation Avenue, Nambour
• Fishermans Road Multi Sports Centre at 108 Fishermans Road, Maroochydore
• Noosa Leisure Centre, Wallace Drive, Noosaville  
• The J Noosa, 60 Noosa Drive, Noosa Junction.

Properties are not under direct threat at this time. Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you or your property is under threat.

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:
Listen to your local radio station or visit the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website for regular updates.
If you have a bushfire survival plan, refer to it now and be ready to follow it.
If you do not have a bushfire survival plan, or if your plan is to leave, identify where you will go if the situation changes.
Close windows and doors to minimise smoke exposure.
If you suffer from a respiratory condition, keep your medication close by.
Drive with caution in low visibility conditions.
Contact your neighbours to see if they need help preparing for the bushfire.
Consider finding your essential items (e.g., identification documents, prescription medication, food and water, and protective clothing such as a long-sleeved cotton shirt and trousers, and boots) in case you need to leave.
Consider what you will do to protect your pets and livestock.
Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
Advise family and friends of your intended actions if the situation changes.

KEEP UP TO DATE BY:
Following QFES on Facebook (@QldFireandRescueService) and Twitter (@QldFES)
Staying tuned to your local radio station. Find your local ABC radio station at https://radio.abc.net.au/help/offline and your local commercial radio station at http://www.commercialradio.com.au/find-a-station/queensland;
Visiting the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website at www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/map

FURTHER INFORMATION:
For bushfire preparation tips, visit the RFS website: www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/BushFire_Safety
For information about road closures, call 13 19 40 or visit www.qldtraffic.qld.gov.au

The next update will be provided when the situation changes.