A number of estates have been forced to place the majority of lots in upcoming stages on hold.
Streets surrounding the industrial area have since been cordoned off to the public.
Damaging winds are also forecast for parts of Central Queensland over the next several hours.
It is believed both southbound lanes have been temporarily closed.
The frustrating incident is one of many to occur across the region over the past week.
The man was attacked after confronting another person found to be damaging his car.
The alleged attacker fled the scene after punching the man in the throat.
Kind-hearted community rallies to support youngster diagnosed with life-long condition.
A popular recycling scheme offered by the business will soon be offered to residential areas.
The rear fences surrounding a number of Gracemere properties also caught alight.