UPDATE 6PM:

QUEENSLAND Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are on scene at a vegetation fire burning near Coast Road, Baffle Creek.

This fire broke out earlier today and is posing no threat to property at this time.

the fire is now contained, and firefighters will monitor it throughout the coming days.

Nearby residents may be affected by a smoke and 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 Triple Zero (000) immediately. 

UPDATE 4.30PM

LOWMEAD

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Lowmead.

You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes.

Currently as at 4.15pm Sunday 17 November a bushfire is burning near Lowmead Road at Lowmead.

People in the area will be affected by smoke, which will reduce visibility and air quality.

Properties are not under direct threat at this time. Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you or your property is under threat.

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

Crews are working along Lowmead Road and smoke can decrease visibility, so motorists should drive with caution and to conditions.

SHARON

STAY INFORMED: Sharon (near Bundaberg) bushfire as at 4.15pm Sun 17 Nov.

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Sharon.

You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes.

Currently as at 4.15pm Sunday 17 November, a bushfire is burning in the vicinity of Ten Mile Road, Manoo Road, Raines Road and Heales Road, Sharon. The fire is burning within containment lines and crews will continue to monitor the area.

People in the area will be affected by smoke, which will reduce visibility and air quality.

Properties are not under direct threat at this time. Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you or your property is under threat.

UPDATE 3PM: A QFES spokeswoman said they received the first call about fire at Lowmead at 1.37pm. 

She said they received multiple 000 calls and several crews have come and gone from the scene. 

She said there was concern the fire may reach the railway line.  

UPDATE: Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are on scene at a bushfire burning on Coast Road at Baffle Creek at 2.15pm.

There is no threat to property at this time.

Firefighters are working to contain the blaze. Smoke is affecting the area.

Residents should close windows and doors and keep respiratory medication close by.

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

UPDATE: Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are on scene at a bushfire burning on Lowmead Road at Lowmead as at 2.10pm.

There is no threat to property at this time. 

Firefighters are working to contain the blaze.

Smoke is affecting the area.

Residents should close windows and doors and keep respiratory medication close by.

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

UPDATE: Currently as at 1.15pm Sunday 17 November, a fire is burning in the vicinity of Ten Mile Road, Manoo Road, Raines Road and Heales Road, Sharon. 

EARLIER: Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Sharon and conditions could get worse.

You need to be ready to follow your bushfire survival plan.

If you do not have a plan, or intend to leave, you should be ready to leave the area because the situation could get worse quickly.

Currently as at 11.25am Sunday 17 November, a fire is burning in the vicinity of Ten Mile Road, Manoo Road, Raines Road and Heales Road, Sharon.

Fire crews and waterbombing aircraft are working to contain the fire but firefighters may not be able to protect every property.

You should not expect a firefighter at your door.

People in the area will be affected by smoke, which will reduce visibility and air quality.

Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe your property is under threat.

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:

• Listen to your local radio station or visit the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website for regular updates.
• If you have a bushfire survival plan, finalise it now so you are ready to follow it.
• If you do not have a bushfire survival plan, or if your plan is to leave, identify where you will go if you leave the area.
• Advise family and friends of your plan.
• Close windows and doors to minimise smoke exposure.
• If you suffer from a respiratory condition, keep your medication close by.
• Drive with caution in low visibility conditions.
• Contact your neighbours to see if they need help preparing for the bushfire.
• Pack important documents and essential items (e.g., passports, birth certificates, prescription medication, food and water, and protective clothing) in case you need to leave the area.
• Put on protective clothing (e.g., a long-sleeved cotton shirt, boots with thick soles).
• Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
• Bring pets inside; restrain them with a leash, a cage, or inside a secure room; and provide them with plenty of water.
• Take action to protect your livestock.
• Move flammable materials such as doormats, wheelie bins, and outdoor furniture away from your house.
• Fill containers such as your bath, sinks, and buckets with water so you have access to drinking water and firefighting water.
• Close windows and doors, sealing the gaps under doors and screens with wet towels to keep smoke out of the house.

KEEP UP TO DATE BY:
• Following QFES on Facebook (@QldFireandEmergencyServices) and Twitter (@QldFES)
• Staying tuned to your local radio station. Find your local ABC radio station at https://radio.abc.net.au/help/offline and your local commercial radio station at http://www.commercialradio.com.au/find-a-station/queensland;
• Visiting the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website at www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/map

FURTHER INFORMATION:
• For bushfire preparation tips, visit the RFS website: www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/BushFire_Safety
• For information about road closures, call 13 19 40 or visit www.qldtraffic.qld.gov.au

The next update will be provided by 1.25pm or if the situation changes.