Police have declared an emergency situation following a fire in Mudgeeraba this afternoon.
The declaration was made at 1.04pm while emergency crews were responding to a house and grass fire which broke out at a Rising Fast Road property about 12.10pm.
The declaration encompasses the area of Hardys Road, Wallaby Road and Strawberry Road.
Police and other emergency services are currently at the scene and are assisting with evacuations.
Anyone without a reason for being in the area is being asked to avoid the area.
Strawberry Road is closed to all traffic except for emergency services.
If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444.