North Stradbroke Island bushfire update: 10.40am Monday 30 December 2013

A fire is burning in bushland at North Stradbroke Island in the Blue Lake vicinity. QFRS and Council are on the scene and advise there is currently no threat to people or homes. Protection lines have been built around an electrical substation.

Campers at Main Beach are being advised of the situation by rangers and should have a contingency plan. Alfred Martin Way has been closed.

The fire is thought to have been started by lightning last night. It is expected to burn for 24 to 48 hours in inaccessible areas that do not pose a threat to people or property.