QFES says Canungra, Binna Burra, Lamington National Park fire threat scaled back but danger lurks

WARNINGS for the Sarabah bushfire near Canungra have been scaled back although the blaze continues to burn in Lamington National Park, home to an array of endangered and threatened species.

FOOD: Tamlyn Geiger is up to her elbows in grocery donations for fire victims at Canungra. Photo: Larraine Sathic

FOOD: Tamlyn Geiger is up to her elbows in grocery donations for fire victims at Canungra. Photo: Larraine Sathic

The fire is burning south of Sarabah Road although a Queensland Fire and Emergency Services spokeswoman said no homes were under direct threat at this stage.

Fire crews were monitoring and strengthening containment lines.

The bushfire at Binna Burra - part of the Sarabah fire - is also burning south of Summerville Road.

The area remains closed to the public and firefighters are still trying to contain the blaze.

Another part of the fire at Binna Burra is travelling towards the Numinbah Valley.

It is burning in an inaccessible area of Lamington and travelling slowly in a north-east direction towards Nerang Murwillumbah Road in the Numinbah Valley.

People in the area may be affected by smoke.

The Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service has closed Lamington to tourists and commercial operators until it is declared safe from fires.

All permits are suspended for the duration of the closure and refunds will be given.

Crews also are monitoring a bushfire near Gerara Court and Clagiraba Road, Clagiraba, east of Beaudesert.

It is burning within containment lines and there is no threat to property at this time.

Meantime, a bushfire is burning north of the Brisbane Valley Highway and near East Street at Esk.

Crews are monitoring the fire. Properties are not under direct threat at this time.