Fire crews battling blaze in Burleigh Heads

Fire crews are battling a small bushfire that has broken out in bushland near the beach at Burleigh Heads.

The blaze started around 11.45am along the Esplanade near Fifth Avenue.

Two crews from QFES are currently on the scene.


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The fire is sending up plenty of smoke around the area.

Residents in nearby homes are being urged to keep their windows and doors closed.

It’s not clear at this stage how the fire started.

More to come.

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I was there, apparently some kids started it! Some girl ran after them and started yelling at them.

I was on the beach too and saw the teen girl running from the bushes as the flames went up.