13/Nov/2019 11:45 AM
QLD Woppis Rd & Woodgate Rd, Woodgate, Alert Level: Watch and Act Reported: 2019-11-12T23:14:49+10:00 Current Status: Going Details:
LEAVE NOW: Woodgate/Walkers Point (south of Bundaberg) grass fire as at 11.45am Wed 13 Nov
Bushfire warning level: WATCH AND ACT
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Woodgate, burning towards Walkers Point Road 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 11.45am Wednesday 13 November, a fast-moving bushfire is burning near Woodgate Road and Woppis Road, burning towards Walkers Point Road.
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.
Those in the Walkers Point area should evacuate via Walkers Point Road, towards Woodgate Bowls Club, Kangaroo Court.
Residents in the Woodgate township are not required to evacuate at this point in time.
Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you are under threat.
More information:Vehicles on Scene:14 Vehicles on Route:6