August 7, 2023

At 2:13pm on Monday, QFES issued a STAY INFORMED bushfire warning for Mp Creek, near Wondai.

Warning Level: Advice

Warning Area: Mp Creek Road, Hoffmanns Road, Mt McEuen Road and Bluff Road.

A fire is burning near MP Creek Road. It is moving towards Ten Chain Road.

What you should do:

  • Stay informed because conditions could change
  • Check the QFES Current Bushfires and Warnings website regularly.
  • Follow QFES on Facebook and X (formerly Twitter)
  • Listen to your local radio station
  • Tell friends, family and neighbours in the area
  • Decide what you will do if the bushfire gets close
  • Follow your bushfire survival plan now. If you do not have a bushfire survival plan, make one on the QFES website
  • Decide where you and the people you live with will go. This could be with family or a friend away from the fire.
  • Keep medications close by
  • Avoid smoke – stay indoors, close windows and doors, and avoid driving through smoke
  • Watch out for firefighters working in the area
  • Do not fly drones around the fire. Drones affect air operations
  • If your life is in danger, call Triple Zero (000) immediately


  • No properties are at risk
  • Smoke can make it hard for some people to breathe
  • Smoke can make it hard to see when you are driving
  • Some roads may be closed

Updates will be issued as the situation changes.

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UPDATE 5:35pm – The QFES Alert is still in place, although the fire is now only being patrolled. At the height of the incident, at 1:30pm, there were 11 fire crews in attendance.


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