One property was destroyed after the fire swept through the coastal towns on Monday night. On Wednesday the fire remained out of control, and 40 homes were evacuated from the town Weyba Downs on Tuesday, inland from Peregian, as winds picked up. Resident Robert Campbell, who has yet to see his home following the fire, was stopped by authorities while returning from dinner on Monday night and told to flee. Almost 80 fires continued to burn across the state. Blazes have destroying 33, hectares of bushland since late last week.
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More than fires continue to ravage parts of Queensland and New South Wales, in the worst starts to the bushfire season in history. It comes as Thousands of Sunshine Coast residents spent a second night bunking in at evacuation centres or with friends and family after being forced from their homes by an intense bushfire. However the blaze at Peregian was downgraded overnight ahead of an unfavourable weather forecast expected to hit in coming days. More than people from homes were evacuated within 24 hours due to the fire, which could have been lit on purpose. Hundreds of those who fled their properties slept in evacuation centres on Monday, but those numbers dwindled yesterday after offers of safe homes and warm beds poured in, Noosa MP Sandy Bolton said. Firefighters who have spent decades fending off the flames have told the independent MP that the Peregian fire has been hard to pick, with winds slowing to a lull before whipping up and changing direction. They are trying to stop it from jumping from the southern side of Murdering Creek Road to the north.
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