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LEAVE NOW: Woodgate/Walkers Point Road (south of Bundaberg) bushfire as at 5.15am Fri 15 Nov
Bushfire warning level: WATCH AND ACT
 
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Woodgate and conditions are getting worse.
 
There is a separate warning current for Kinkuna Waters and the surrounding areas. Residents in these areas should follow instructions given in that bushfire warning.
 
Follow your bushfire survival plan now. If you do not have a plan, your safest option is to leave now if it is clear to do so. If you are not in the area, do not return, as conditions are too dangerous.
 
Currently as at 5.15am Friday 15 November, a bushfire is continuing to burn near Woodgate Road and Woppis Road, and travelling towards Walkers Point Road, Woodgate.
 
Residents who have self-evacuated from Walkers Point Road to the township of Woodgate should stay in Woodgate as Woodgate Road is closed between Frizzels Road in Woodgate and the train tracks in Goodwood. Queensland Police Service (QPS) is allowing residents from the Woodgate township through the road block on Woodgate Road to return to their residences under QPS control. Residents from Kinkuka Waters Estate, Jarretts Road and Heidkes Road can not return to their properties at this time.
 
For residents who have already self-evacuated from Walkers Point Road or Woodgate and are unable to shelter with friends and family, an evacuation centre is open at the Isis Cultural Centre, 49 Churchill Street, Childers.
 
Fire crews, with the assistance of heavy machinery, will continue to work throughout the day to strengthen containment lines. 
 
Firefighters may not be able to protect every property. You should not expect a firefighter at your door. Power, water, and mobile phone service may be lost.
LEAVE NOW: Kinkuna Waters (part of Woodgate/Walkers Point Road fire) bushfire as at 9.45pm Thurs 14 Nov
LEAVE NOW: Kinkuna Waters (part of Woodgate/Walkers Point Road fire) bushfire as at 5.10am Fri 15 Nov
15th November 2019 5:10 AM
Bushfire warning level: WATCH AND ACT
 
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Woodgate and conditions are getting worse.
 
There are separate warnings current for residents in Woodgate/Walkers Point Road and Buxton. Residents in those areas should follow instructions given in those warnings.
 
Follow your bushfire survival plan now. If you do not have a plan, your safest option is to leave now if it is clear to do so. If you are not in the area, do not return, as conditions are too dangerous.
 
Currently as at 5.10am Friday 15 November, a bushfire is continuing to burn near Kinkuna Waters Estate. The fire is burning on the northern side of Woodgate Road travelling in a westerly direction towards Kinkuna Waters Estate. The fire is also burning on the southern side of Woodgate Road towards Jarretts Road and Heidkes Road. 
 
Residents who have evacuated from Kinkuna Waters Estate, Jarretts Road and Heidkes Road are advised Woodgate Road is now closed between the train tracks in Goodwood and Frizzells Road, Woodgate. They can not return to their properties at this time. However, Queensland Police Service (QPS) is allowing residents from Woodgate township through the road block on Woodgate Road to return to their residences under QPS control. 
 
For residents who have already evacuated and are unable to shelter with friends and family, an evacuation centre is open at the Isis Cultural Centre, 49 Churchill Street, Childers.
 
Fire crews, with the assistance of heavy machinery, will continue to work throughout the day to strengthen containment lines. 
 
Firefighters may not be able to protect every property. You should not expect a firefighter at your door. Power, water, and mobile phone service may be lost.
 
People in the area will be affected by smoke, which will reduce visibility and air quality.
 
Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you are under threat.
 

Bushfire warning level: WATCH AND ACT
 
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Woodgate and conditions are getting worse. 

There are separate warnings current for residents in Woodgate/Walkers Point Road and Buxton. Residents in those areas should follow instructions given in those warnings. 

Follow your bushfire survival plan now. If you do not have a plan, your safest option is to leave now if it is clear to do so. If you are not in the area, do not return, as conditions are too dangerous.

Currently as at 9.45pm Thursday 14 November, a bushfire is burning near Kinkuna Waters Estate. The fire is burning on the northern side of Woodgate Road travelling in a westerly direction towards Kinkuna Waters Estate. The fire is also burning on the southern side of Woodgate Road towards Jarretts Road and Heidkes Road. The fire is currently impacting these areas. The fire could have a significant impact on these communities. 
 
Residents who have evacuated from Kinkuna Waters Estate, Jarretts Road and Heidkes Road are advised Woodgate Road is now closed between the train tracks in Goodwood and Frizzells Road, Woodgate. They can not return to their properties at this time. However, Queensland Police Service (QPS) are allowing residents from Woodgate township through the road block on Woodgate Road to return to their residences under QPS control. 

For residents who have already evacuated and are unable to shelter with friends and family, an evacuation centre is open at the Isis Cultural Centre, 49 Churchill Street, Childers.
 
Fire crews are working to contain the fire but firefighters may not be able to protect every property. You should not expect a firefighter at your door. Power, water, and mobile phone service may be lost.
 
People in the area will be affected by smoke, which will reduce visibility and air quality.
 
Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you are under threat.

LEAVE NOW: Woodgate/Walkers Point Road (south of Bundaberg) bushfire as at 9.40pm Thurs 14 Nov
14th November 2019 9:40 PM
Bushfire warning level: WATCH AND ACT

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Woodgate and conditions are getting worse.

There is a separate warning current for Kinkuna Waters and the surrounding areas. Residents in these areas should follow instructions given in that bushfire warning.

Follow your bushfire survival plan now. If you do not have a plan, your safest option is to leave now if it is clear to do so. If you are not in the area, do not return, as conditions are too dangerous.

Currently as at 9.40pm Thursday 14 November, a bushfire is burning near Woodgate Road and Woppis Road, and travelling towards Walkers Point Road, Woodgate.

Residents who have self-evacuated from Walkers Point Road to the township of Woodgate should stay in Woodgate as Woodgate Road is closed between Frizzels Road in Woodgate and the train tracks in Goodwood. Queensland Police Service (QPS) are allowing residents from the Woodgate township through the road block on Woodgate Road to return to their residences under QPS control. Residents from Kinkuka Waters Estate, Jarretts Road and Heidkes Road can not return to their properties at this time.

For residents who have already self-evacuated from Walkers Point Road or Woodgate and are unable to shelter with friends and family, an evacuation centre is open at the Isis Cultural Centre, 49 Churchill Street, Childers.

Fire crews continue to work to contain the fire but firefighters may not be able to protect every property. Crews, with the assistance of heavy machinery, continue to construct and strengthen containment lines. 

You should not expect a firefighter at your door. Power, water, and mobile phone service may be lost.

People in the area will be affected by smoke over the coming days, which will reduce visibility and air quality.
PREPARE TO LEAVE: Buxton (part of Woodgate/Walkers Point Road fire) bushfire as at 8.15pm Thurs 14 Nov
Bushfire warning level: WATCH AND ACT

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Woodgate and conditions could get worse. 

There are separate warnings current for residents in Kinkuna Waters and Woodgate/Walkers Point Road. Residents in these areas should follow instructions given in those warnings.

You need to be ready to follow your bushfire survival plan. If you do not have a plan, or intend to leave, you should be ready to leave the area because the situation could get worse quickly.

Currently as at 8.15pm Thursday 14 November a dangerous fire is travelling from Woodgate Road towards Buxton. The fire is likely to impact properties along Devils Elbow Road on the south side of the Gregory River. 

Fire crews are monitoring spot fires and establishing fire breaks along Devils Elbow Road but firefighters may not be able to protect every property. You should not expect a firefighter at your door.

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

An evacuation centre is open at the Isis Cultural Centre, 49 Churchill Street, Childers.

Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe your property is under threat.
LEAVE NOW: Kinkuna Waters (part of Woodgate/Walkers Point Road fire) bushfire as at 7pm Thurs 14 Nov
Bushfire warning level: WATCH AND ACT
 
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Woodgate and conditions are getting worse. There are separate warnings current for residents in Woodgate/Walkers Point Road and Buxton. Residents in those areas should follow instructions given in those warnings. 

Follow your bushfire survival plan now. If you do not have a plan, your safest option is to leave now if it is clear to do so. If you are not in the area, do not return, as conditions are too dangerous.

Currently as at 7pm Thursday 14 November, a fast-moving bushfire is burning near Kinkuna Waters Estate. One seat of fire is burning on the northern side of Woodgate Road travelling in a westerly direction towards Kinkuna Waters Estate. A second seat of fire is burning on the southern side of Woodgate Road towards Jarretts Road and Heidkes Road. The fire is currently impacting these areas. The fire could have a significant impact on these communities. 
 
Residents who have evacuated from Kinkuna Waters Estate, Jarretts Road and Heidkes Road are advised Woodgate Road is now closed between the train tracks in Goodwood and Frizzells Road, Woodgate. They can not return to their properties at this time. However, Queensland Police Service (QPS) are allowing residents from Woodgate township through the road block on Woodgate Road to return to their residences under QPS control. 
For residents who have already evacuated and are unable to shelter with friends and family, an evacuation centre is open at the Isis Cultural Centre, 49 Churchill Street, Childers.
 
LEAVE NOW: Woodgate/Walkers Point Road (south of Bundaberg) bushfire as at 6.55pm
Bushfire warning level: WATCH AND ACT

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Woodgate and conditions are getting worse.

There is a separate warning current for Kinkuna Waters and the surrounding areas. Residents in these areas should follow instructions given in that bushfire warning.

Follow your bushfire survival plan now. If you do not have a plan, your safest option is to leave now if it is clear to do so. If you are not in the area, do not return, as conditions are too dangerous.

Currently as at 6.55pm Thursday 14 November, a bushfire is burning near Woodgate Road and Woppis Road, and travelling towards Walkers Point Road, Woodgate.

Residents who have self-evacuated from Walkers Point Road to the township of Woodgate should stay in Woodgate as Woodgate Road is closed between Frizzels Road in Woodgate and the train tracks in Goodwood. Queensland Police Service (QPS) are allowing residents from the Woodgate township through the road block on Woodgate Road to return to their residences under QPS control. Residents from Kinkuka Waters Estate, Jarretts Road and Heidkes Road can not return to their properties at this time.

For residents who have already self-evacuated from Walkers Point Road or Woodgate and are unable to shelter with friends and family, an evacuation centre is open at the Isis Cultural Centre, 49 Churchill Street, Childers.