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Emergency warning issued for fast-moving Queensland bushfire



An emergency warning has been issued for a fast-moving bushfire in Queensland's Bundaberg region.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) issued the alert just after 1pm on Monday, urging residents of the nearby Coonarr to immediately evacuate.

The emergency warning applies to all people at properties between Gulchert Drive, Coonarr Road, Gum Tree Court, Oak Avenue, including Olive Tree Court, Ferntree Drive and Palm Beach Drive.

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"A fast-moving fire is burning in the Burrum Coast National Park," the warning states.

"It is expected to impact Palm Beach Road within the next hour. Leave immediately. Your life could be at risk. It will soon be too dangerous to drive."

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