QLD 1226 Old Byfield Rd, Cobraball, Alert Level: Watch and Act
Current Status: Going
LEAVE NOW: Cobraball (south-west of Yeppoon) grass fire as at 1.35pm Sat 9 Nov
Bushfire warning level: WATCH AND ACT
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Cobraball 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 1.30pm, Saturday 9 November, a fast-moving grass fire is travelling in a northerly direction from Old Byfield Road, Newby Road and Cobraball Road, Cobraball. The fire is likely to impact Newby Road. 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.
People leaving the area should travel in an easterly direction towards Cobraball Road, onto Yeppoon Road.
Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you are under threat.
Vehicles on Scene:14
Vehicles on Route:11