Police update: Bushfire, O’Reilly (Sarabah)

The 100 people who were sheltering at the O’Reilly Guest House have been successfully evacuated from the area.

The group included police, guests and staff who were able to leave the area safely by road this evening and are now at a nearby evacuation centre.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services are advising winds are expected to impact the Sarabah bushfire this evening, with winds forecast to increase from midnight.

Properties in the following areas may be impacted:

• Canungra

• Witheren

• Ferny Glen

• Fly Fox

• Illinbah

• Sarabah

• O’Reilly

• Cainbable

• Binna Burra

• Numinbah Valley

• Beechmont

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