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Saturday, June 15m 10.40am: Paramedics attended a single-vehicle crash into parked cars reported on King Street at Buderim at 11.43pm. Three patients in stable conditions with non-life-threatening injuries were transported to Sunshine Coast University Hospital.

Thursday, June 13, 5.15pm: One stable patient has been transported to Nambour Hospital following a single-vehicle crash into a tree on Eumundi Noosa Road at Noosaville 2.59pm.

Thursday, June 13, 1.50pm: The Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service is conducting a planned burn in the Marcoola section of Mount Coolum National Park today and tomorrow.

A warning to avoid smoke from the planned burn was issued by the Queensland Fire and Rescue Service at 10.18am.

QPWS advised anyone visiting Mount Coolum National Park to observe all signs, barriers, and directions from rangers, and never enter closed areas.

The burn aim to mitigate the risk and intensity of bushfires and their potential impacts on communities, infrastructure, parks and forests.

QPWS will also conduct a planned burn in Mooloolah River National Park, Claymore Road section, tomorrow, weather permitting.

Avoid smoke warnings were also in place for planned burns at Ninderry and Yandina, and Noosa and Teewah.

Thursday, June 13, 1.50pm: One patient with minor injuries was transported in a stable condition to Gympie Hospital after a truck went into a ditch off Louis Bazzo Drive, Pomona, at 1pm.

Wednesday, June 12, 5.10pm: One stable patient with a leg injury has been transported stable to Sunshine Coast University Hospital after a reported fall off a bridge on Beddington Road at Doonan at 3.25pm.

Wednesday, June 12, 5.10pm: One stable patient has been transported to Sunshine Coast University Hospital following an e-scooter incident on Memorial Avenue at Maroochydore at 3.39pm.

Wednesday, June 12, 9.40am: Police are investigating following an attempted armed robbery in Pelican Waters yesterday.

About 6.30am, a Jaguar was travelling north along Bledisloe Boulevard when the driver, a 59-year-old Pelican Waters woman, was approached by a male, unknown to her, armed with what appeared to be a firearm.

The male demanded the vehicle before the woman left the scene with her car keys. She was not physically injured.

The male was unable to start the car and left the scene in a stolen Audi SQ5.

Police and POLAIR tracked the vehicle as it continued driving dangerously through parts of Brisbane, Logan and the Gold Coast before police lost track.

The Audi was located abandoned this morning along Eliza Street in Clayfield, after it crashed into a pole on Alma Road about 2.40am.

A gel-blaster was located inside the vehicle.

The Audi was stolen from property along Gordons Crossing in Joyner on Monday, June 10.

No one is currently in custody and investigations are continuing.

Anyone with information that may assist with investigations is urged to contact police.

Wednesday, June 12, 6.40am: No patients were reported at a vehicle on fire on the corner of Kawana Way and the Sunshine Coast Motorway at Mountain Creek at 7.07pm last night.

Tuesday, June 11, 4.30pm: Three stable patients were transported to Sunshine Coast University Hospital following a two-vehicle crash on Sportsmans Parade, Bokarina, at 3.08pm.

Tuesday, June 11, 1.25pm: A planned burn will be conducted by the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service in Cooloola Recreation Area, near Noosa North Shore, between Wednesday and Saturday, weather permitting.

Smoke may be seen in the nearby areas of Noosa North Shore and Teewah Village, and on the Cooloola Great Walk.

Tuesday, June 11, 1.25pm: One patient was transported to Sunshine Coast University Hospital in a stable condition after a vehicle and pedestrian incident on Browning Boulevard and Nicklin Way, Battery Hill, at 12.15pm.

Tuesday, June 11, 1pm: The Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service will conduct a planned burn in Conondale National Park from Wednesday until Saturday, weather permitting.

As a result, smoke may be seen in nearby areas.

If visiting the park, observe all signs, barriers, and directions from rangers and never enter closed areas. Avoid driving through smoke where possible and be aware of firefighters working in the area.

Tuesday, June 11, 10.20am: A stable patient was transported to Sunshine Coast University Hospital after reportedly getting their hand caught in a roller machine at a private address at Brooloo at 9.24am.

Tuesday, June 11, 9.50am: A five-hectare section of Mount Ninderry Environment Reserve will undergo a planned burn tomorrow, weather permitting, between 9.30am and 6pm as part of Sunshine Coast Council’s Bushfire Management Program.

The aim of the burn is to reduce the volume of forest fuels and maintain fire-adapted ecosystems. To reduce the impact on animals, a corridor will be maintained for wildlife.

The Mount Ninderry summit trail will remain open, however the trails to the west of the reserve will be closed during burn operations

Tuesday, June 11, 6.30am: Paramedics were on the scene of a single-vehicle crash on Birtinya Boulevard at 5.53am. No patients required treatment or transport following the incident.

Tuesday, June 11, 6.30am: Three patients were transported to Sunshine Coast University Hospital following a single-vehicle crash into a tree on the corner of Hastings Boulevard and Noosa Drive, Noosa Heads. A male patient in a serious condition was transported with a head injury, a female patient in a stable condition was transported with an arm injury, and a male patient in a stable condition was transported with a head injury.

Tuesday, June 11, 6.30am: One adult and one child were transported in stable conditions to Sunshine Coast University Hospital following a two-vehicle crash on the corner of Fairfax Street and Sippy Downs Drive at 6.03pm last night.

Monday, June 10, 5.45pm: One stable patient has been transported to Sunshine Coast University Hospital following a scooter incident on Coonowrin Street at Battery Hill at 3.09pm.

Monday, June 10, 4pm: Paramedics were at the scene of a multi-vehicle crash on the Bruce Highway southbound at Forest Glen at 3.23pm. One stable patient was transported to Sunshine Coast University Hospital.

Monday, June 10, 1pm: One stable patient has been transported to Sunshine Coast University Hospital following a fall from a motorcycle on Beerburrum Woodford Road at Woodford at 12pm.

Monday, June 10, 11.45am: Paramedics attended a single-vehicle rollover on the Bruce Highway northbound at Eerwah Vale at 10.45am. A stable patient was transported to Sunshine Coast University Hospital.

Monday, June 10, 11.45am: Emergency services attended a unit fire on the corner of Nicklin Way and Koorin Drive at Warana at 7.04am. No-one required Queensland Ambulance Service assistance.

Monday, June 10, 10.35am: Police continue to appeal for urgent public assistance as the search continues for missing 34-year-old man Dennis Cole in Doonan.

Dennis, known as Danny, left a Sunrise Road property on a skateboard around 2am on May 12 and has not been seen or heard from since. Family and police hold serious concerns for Danny’s welfare, as his disappearance is out of character.

Dennis Cole has been missing since May 12.

Police and State Emergency Service volunteers have searched bushland in the Doonan area, but so far, there has not been any sighting of him. Residents within the Doonan, Yandina Forest, Wappa Falls, Cooran, Pomona and surrounding areas are urged to review their CCTV or dashcam footage, and to check their properties or sheds for any signs of Danny.

Police have released a new image of Danny as the search effort continues. He is described as Caucasian, approximately 185cm tall, with a proportionate build, brown hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information regarding Danny’s whereabouts is urged to immediately contact police. If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting or call 131 444. Report crime information anonymously via Crime Stoppers. Call 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestoppersqld.com.au. Quote this reference number: QP2400821634

For help, members of the public are encouraged to contact Lifeline on 13 11 14 or visit www.lifeline.com.au or Beyond Blue on 1300 22 4636 or at www.beyondblue.org.au.

Monday, June 10, 7.20am: A man in his 30s was transported to Nambour Hospital in a stable condition after a vehicle rollover on Western Avenue and Main Street at Montville at 12.39am.

Saturday, June 8, 3.40pm: A bushfire warning, to avoid smoke, has been cancelled at Weyba Downs near Noosa, as of 12.24pm. Fire conditions have eased. Crews will continue to monitor the situation.

Saturday, June 8, 3.40pm: A stable patient was transported to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital following a motorcycle crash at a location off Glass House Woodford Road at Glass House Mountains at 12.37pm.

Saturday, June 8, 11.15am: Paramedics transported three stable patients to Sunshine Coast University Hospital, all with neck pain, following a truck and vehicle crash on Burnett Street at Buderim at 5am.

Saturday, June 8, 11.15am: A stable male was transported to Nambour Hospital with minor injuries following a single-vehicle crash into a tree on Noosa Road and Old Noosa Road at Cooran at 10pm.

Saturday, June 8, 7.15am: Two patients were transported in a stable condition to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital after a single vehicle incident on Walter Hay Drive at Noosaville at 1.44am.

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