Update | Cooroibah residents cleared to return home

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Update | 10 November 2019 (6pm)

Cooroibah residents and Ringtail Creek residents can return to their homes.

Queensland Police Service gave the green light a short time ago and will assist with the coordination of residents returning to their properties.

Authorities say the area is safe for a return, but urge residents to remain vigilant and alert and check their properties when they return.

QFES personnel will continue to patrol the area throughout the night and monitor spot fires and smouldering areas.

Earlier today, Noosa North Shore, Noosa Banks and Daintree Park residents returned to their homes.

The evacuation centre at Noosa Leisure Centre will remain open as long as people need it.


Update | 10 November 2019 (12:57PM)

Queensland Police Service have advised that residents from Noosa North Shore, Noosa Banks and Daintree Park can now return home.

Police will be on scene managing barge transport and modified road closures on McKinnon Drive. Police are urging people to remain patient, follow directions and not converge on the area all at once.

Residents in Cooroibah and Ringtail Creek must not return to their properties, as conditions are still too dangerous.


Update | 9 November 2019 (4.03pm)

Emergency services have advised, due to the continuing declared disaster situation and unpredictable fire threat, some residents within the shire will not be able to return to their homes tonight. This includes residents who have been evacuated from Noosa Banks, Noosa North Shore and parts of Cooroibah and parts of Ringtail Creek.

Residents of Tewantin outside of the exclusion zone are now permitted to return to their homes. This includes Old Tewantin, Parklands and Daintree Estate.

All relevant road blocks will remain in place. McKinnon Drive is still closed north of Yellowood Close to Louis Bazzo Dr.

Evacuation centres remain open for those who still cannot return home at this time. These evacuation centres include:
- The J Noosa, 60 Noosa Dr
- Cooroy Library, 9 Maple St
- Noosa Christian Outreach Church, 202 Eumundi Rd
- Noosa Leisure Centre, Wallace Dr


8 November 2019 (5.38pm)

Under direction from QPS, more evacuation zones have been declared due to the current Cooroibah bushfires.

The evacuation zone for the Cooroibah bushfire has now been extended to include Tewantin. Residents are advised to leave immediately with a priority on Old Tewantin area.

Noosa Banks estate, Daintree Estate, Forest Links estate (Yellowwood Close, Blackbutt, Kurrajong) were also added to the Evacuation Zone at 4.45pm this evening.

Horses that were evacuated to the Tewantin Pony Club now need to be relocated. Horses will need to be relocated to either Cooroy Pony Club or Pomona Showgrounds. If residents cannot get back to Tewantin Pony Club to relocate their horses, council will relocate on their behalf.

EVACUATION CENTRES: Four local evacuation centres have been established: Girraween Sports Complex, Cooroy Library, Noosa Leisure Centre and The J Noosa are open.

51 appliances on currently on the scene 20 are on the way. Eight aircraft ceased water bombing at dusk.

Mayor Tony Wellington will be going LIVE on Noosa Council FB page at approximately 5.44pm for a full debrief and update> https://www.facebook.com/noosacouncil/


Due to bushfires breaking containment lines this afternoon, evacuations are in place for a large number of residents in Cooroibah.

Residents to the north and east of McKinnon Drive and south of Coolathin Creek in Cooroibah including the below list of streets are advised to evacuate immediately:

Amaroo Pl, Lake Cooroibah Road, Exford Court, Murchison Lane, Lakeside Dr, Jirrima Cres, Lancaster Lane, Edington Dr, Adensfield Ct, Devonstone Dr, Craigslea Ct, Woodhaven Way, Dela Ct, Green Gate Road, Lakeway Dr, Lakeside Dr, Sunset Way, Morning Glory Dr, Pines Ave, Cassia Ave, Glenridge Dr, Silverdale Ct, Misty Ln, Ramsey Lane, Coolah Pl, Coralfern Drive, Morning Dew Ct, Illawarra Dr, Silverwood Dr, Bloodwood Pl, Bushranger Ct, Carriage Way, Stockwhip Ct, Coach Ct, Tamarine Ct, Harmony Ct, Yatama Pl, Sealys Road, Cream Box Ct, Turpentine Road, Tronson Road, Goshawk Lne, Riverpark Dr, Eulama St, Bundoora St, Boreen St, Cootharaba St.

Residents of these areas will not be able to access their homes until further notice.

EVACUATION CENTRES: Two evacuation centres have been opened: Cooroy Library and Noosa Leisure Centre are open. Horses can be taken to Tewantin Pony Club or Pomona Showgrounds.

STREET CLOSURES: McKinnon Drive, Butler Street and Louis Bazzo Drive are now closed. Motorists are advised to AVOID these areas and do not attempt to access these streets (currently traffic congestion in these areas).

 
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