Emergency declaration revoked at Lowood

Police have revoked an emergency declaration under the Public Safety Preservation Act (PSPA) following a bush fire burning in the vicinity of Lowood today.

The declaration was made after a single vehicle traffic crash occurred on Patricks Estate Road around 1pm which sparked the blaze.

The PSPA was revoked as of 8.28pm, however the Brisbane Valley Highway remains closed between the twin bridges and Esk due to a large bushfire which continues to burn.

Residents are advised to continue to follow the instructions emergency services on scene.

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