08/Nov/2019 04:26 PM
QLD KILCOY MURGON RD & MONSILDALE RD, Jimna, Alert Level: Watch and Act Reported: 2019-11-06T21:50:10+10:00 Current Status: Going Details:Vehicles on Scene:10 Vehicles on Route:9
LEAVE NOW: Jimna bushfire as at 3.25pm Fri 8 Nov
Bushfire warning level: WATCH AND ACT
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire approaching Jimna from the west, and conditions are getting worse.
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 3.25pm Fri 8 November, a fast-moving fire is travelling towards Peach Trees Camping Area and the town of Jimna. The fire is approaching from the west. It is expected to impact the Jimna township within the hour. The fire could have a significant impact on the community.
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.
Police are in the area assisting people to evacuate. People should evacuate south via Kilcoy Murgon Road, towards Kilcoy.An evacuation centre is open at Kilcoy Memorial Hall.
Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you are under threat.