Residents urged to leave as fire engulfs Gold Coast home

FIREFIGHTERS are battling an intense blaze that broke out at a Mudgeeraba home just after midday.

Emergency services were called to the fire on Rising Fast Rd about 12.10pm where they found the home engulfed in flames.

About a dozen crews are on scene attempting to control the fire amid fears it could spread to other properties.

It is understood no one has been injured.

Police have declared an emergent situation and have urged residents to leave the area.

The exclusion zone includes the area encompassed by Hardys Rd, Wallaby Rd and Strawberry Rd.

It is understood Strawberry Rd has been closed to all traffic except emergency service vehicles.

News Corp Australia

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