North Stradbroke Island bushfire update: 4.30pm Tuesday 3 December


Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) have issued the following update on the bushfire burning on North Stradbroke Island.

Twenty-six Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are currently attending to a bushfire burning about 2km south of Yarraman Mine on North Stradbroke Island.

The fire is burning within containment lines and poses no threat to property.

The fire is producing a significant amount of smoke and residents in the Amity Point area are advised to close windows and doors and, if suffering from respiratory conditions, keep medications close by.

Motorists on parts of East Coast Road are advised to drive carefully and to conditions.

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