A fire break is quickly created on the dusty edge of Woodgate.
A fire break is quickly created on the dusty edge of Woodgate. brian cassidy

Latest fire updates for the Fraser Coast


11.30AM:   Fire crews and and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service crews are continuing to monitor a fire burning at Duckinwilla.  

This fire is burning safely within containment lines and is posing no direct threat to property at this time near Duckinwilla Rd within the Wongi State Forest, west of Lenthalls Dam.  

Nearby residents may be affected by a smoke haze.  

Residents are asked to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, keep medications close by.  

Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions.  

If residents are concerned their property is under threat they are advised to call 000 immediately.  


Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) have advised residents in Duckinwilla to stay informed.

As of 3.20pm yesterday a bushfire was burning near Duckinwilla Road within the Wongi State Forest at Duckinwilla, west of Lenthalls Dam. 

People were affected by smoke, which reduced visibility and air quality.

Aerial waterbombing operations were underway yesterday to assist firefighting efforts on the ground.

Properties were not under direct threat at this time. 

People should call Triple Zero (000) immediately if they or their property are under threat.  



WHILE the Woodgate fires have largely come under control, there are multiple warnings for this fire.

Woodgate/Walkers Point Road (south of Bundaberg) and Kinkuna Waters (part of Woodgate/Walkers Point Road fire) were informed, as of yesterday, to stay informed. 

As of 1.45pm yesterday, there was a fire at Burrum Heads/Buxton/Pacific Haven/Howard (part of Woodgate/Walkers Point Road fire).