Police evacuate Minden Range

POLICE have declared an emergency situation in the Minden area in response to a bushfire that started this afternoon.

The declaration, made under the Public Safety Preservation Act, encompasses the following roads:Hermann Road and Waldon Road (western boundary) Tallegalla Road (eastern boundary) Warrego Highway (northern boundary) and Woolshed Creek Road (southern boundary).

Police are also conducting evacuations on Mountain View Drive at Minden Range.

Members of the public are advised to avoid the area.

Traffic on the Warrego Highway, east and west bound lanes, is being allowed through as smoke haze clears.

However, regular closures are occurring due to changing wind directions. Information in relation to the fires, including bushfire safety advice, can be found at http://qldalert.com/



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