"Residents in the area are advised that they may continue to experience smoke and embers and should ensure their home is properly prepared."

Residents at Pringles Way, Summerland Way, Tanglewood Road, and Lawrence Road areas are urged to follow the Bush Fire Survival Plan.

"Local road closures may be in place and the public is asked to stay away from the fire area. Smoke may affect some roads and motorist are advised to slow down and turn on headlights when travelling through the area.

A bushfire emergency was declared in the area on Wednesday afternoon.

"Work is continuing on containment lines and backburning operation on the southern and western parts of the fire."

Meanwhile, backburning on Candole Road to Wooli Road in the Matenga Creek area, 10km west of Minni Water, was completed during the evening last night.

The fire continues to burn at Matenga Creek has so far burned approximately 580 hectares of bushland.

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