THE bushfire near Dunwich is continuing to burn within containment lines, according to Redland City Council.
Crews were alerted to the fire near Mitchell and Rainbow crescents about 10pm on Thursday.
A council spokeswoman said that 25 people had been evacuated from the One Mile community and were staying with families at Dunwich as a precaution.
"A further 10 people were evacuated from Moopi Moopi Aged Care Facility to aged care facilities on the mainland," she said.
The spokeswoman said crews from the council, Quandamooka Yoolooburrabee Aboriginal Corporation, Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service and Queensland Fire and Rescue Service were being supported on the island by State Emergency Service and Queensland Police Service personnel.
"Fire crews are currently patrolling the area," she said. "No property or infrastructure is currently under threat from the fire.
"The fire is continuing to smoulder and may produce smoke throughout the remainder of the day and into the evening.
"If affected by smoke, residents are advised to close windows and doors and keep their respiratory medications close by, if required.
"Smoke may affect visibility on the road, so motorists should drive with caution and to conditions."
Residents should contact triple zero (000) immediately if they believe life or property is under threat from the fire.
PARAMEDICS helped evacuate about 10 residents from a nursing home at Dunwich about 9.45pm due to the fire.
A Queensland Ambulance Service spokesperson said paramedics support staff and residents due to the fire's proximity to the home and the intensity of the fire.
No one was treated by paramedics or transported from the scene.
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services crews are still on scene at the fire.
A spokesperson said the fire was burning within containment lines and posing no threat to property.
Crews are currently patrolling the area," the spokesperson said. "This fire is smouldering and may continue to produce smoke throughout the day."
The spokesperson said residents should close windows and doors and keep their medications close by if suffering from a respiratory condition.
Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions.
If residents are concerned their property is under threat they are advised to call triple zero (000) immediately.
FIREFIGHTERS have been working to contain a bushfire in the vicinity of Mitchell and Rainbow crescents at Dunwich.
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services issued a advice warning at 12.45am.
Properties were not under threat at the time.
A QFES spokesperson said that people in the area would be affected by smoke, which would reduce visibility and air quality.
"Call triple zero (000) immediately if you believe you or your property is under threat," the spokesperson said.
QFES would provide a further update when the situation changed.
QFES advised residents to:
Residents can keep up to date via the QFES Facebook page (@QldFireandRescueService) and Twitter (@QldFES) or at ruralfire.qld.gov.au/map.
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