Police have declared an emergent situation under the Public Safety Preservation Act (PSPA) following an unrelated enquiry at a home in Burpengary.
The PSPA was declared at 11.30am, after police located suspicious chemicals at a Sophia Street residence.
The declared area includes Sophia Street between Station and Henderson Roads, and Merewyn and Jill Streets.
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Police including specialist officers are on-scene.
There is no further information available at this time.
— Nine News Brisbane (@9NewsBrisbane) September 16, 2015
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