Sunshine Coast Council urges residents in fire affected areas not to return home until it is deemed safe to do so.
Queensland Police have advised an emergency situation is still in place in the Public Safety Preservation Act declared area around Peregian Springs, Peregian Beach, Weyba, Weyba Downs, Peregian, Marcus Beach and Castaways Beach.
Please do not attempt to return to your home.
Sunshine Coast residents are encouraged to follow the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) and Queensland Police Service (QPS) social media pages for updates on when it is deemed safe to return to residences.
Please do not call 000 or local police stations, including the Coolum Police Station, unless it is an emergency.
Power, water and telecommunications may be affected. Charge your mobile phones now in case you lose power.
If you rely on electricity and power pumps to fight fires, please arrange alternative arrangements such as generators or petrol or diesel pumps.
For the latest information keep following Sunshine Coast Council’s Facebook page and Disaster Hub https://disaster.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au