Fire raging at famous Gold Coast beach


Gold Coast residents have been evacuated after a large grassfire broke out at one of the iconic holiday destination’s most famous beaches.

The blaze began burning in Phillip Park at Main Beach on Seaworld Drive in Southport about 2.30pm on Monday, police said.

An exclusion zone, that includes the Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, was established around the fire, and all residents and holidaymakers evacuated.

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