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Australia Township near Noosa evacuated after bushfire flares

23:45  05 november  2019
23:45  05 november  2019 Source:   9news.com.au

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The residents of a Sunshine Coast township being threatened by a bushfire are returning home after being evacuated overnight.

The fire in the tiny community Teewah, north of Noosa, flared late last night prompting the evacuation, leaving fire crews battling to control the blaze.

a close up of clouds in the dark: The fire flared before it was contained before emergency crews. © 9News The fire flared before it was contained before emergency crews. In the early hours today, conditions improved and residents were allowed to back to their homes. Teewah has a population of about 22 people.

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The fire is now burning on the eastern side of the Noosa River, west of Teewah, and slowly travelling slowly in a north, north-westerly direction.

a close up of clouds in the dark: Residents in Teewah were evacuated as a bushfire burned near the township. © 9News Residents in Teewah were evacuated as a bushfire burned near the township. "Backburning operations are now complete and residents have been allowed to return to their properties," Queensland Fire and Emergency Services said this morning.

The bushfire warning for Teewah is now at Advice level, meaning residents need to keep alert in case the situation changes again.

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