Evacuation Ordered as Bushfire Breaks Out at Peregian Beach in Queensland

Residents of Queensland’s Peregian Beach were forced to evacuate after a bushfire broke out on the morning of October 23.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services began attending to the fire at 7:45 am and issued an evacuation warning for residents an hour later.

Last month Peregian Beach was hit by large-scale bushfires, which raged between September 9 and September 11. Two teenagers were charged with deliberately lighting the fire. Credit: Todd Fraser via Storyful