State Development Minister Cameron Dick says he's been in touch with Binna Burra Lodge to offer their assistance.
Coolum Surf Lifesaving Club captain Mick Market, who spoke to ABC from an evacuation centre established up at the club, said he could see an "very awesome" glow from where by he was standing.
State Disaster Coordinator Steve Gollschewski said police would be "relentless" in their search for the offender.
Residents have been warned to be prepared to leave because the unsafe fire that's heading in north, north easterly towards Applethorp could get worse very quickly.
Ballandean State School is one of six in bushfire impacted areas that will be closed on Tuesday.
The latest warning from emergency services said it could have a significant impact on the community, and would affect properties on a number of roads.
Ballandean is south of the border town of Stanthorpe, where crews have contained a fire that has so far burnt through about 2000 hectares of land.
"We are confident we will be able to hold that, and if there are any outbreaks we will be able to get onto those very quickly", acting Fire Commissioner Mike Wassing said.
There were 83 fires burning in the state on Monday afternoon with hundreds of fire fighters were battling huge blazes that have gutted at least 20 homes since Thursday.
But some residents are starting to return to check the extent of the damage.
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Unexpected emergency Solutions Minister Craig Crawford warned on Monday that the emergency was considerably from over.
"We've never see fire danger indices, fire danger ratings, at this time of the year as we're seeing now", he said.
"We appreciate this is a very hard time for everyone affected and we want them to know our government is here to support them with their recovery", Queensland Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning (DSDMIP) Cameron Dick said.
Eleven homes and the historic Binna Burra Lodge, which is still inaccessible, have been destroyed by the risky blaze in the Gold Coast hinterland.
A historic lodge in Queensland's Lamington National Park was badly damaged early on Sunday by an out-of-control bushfire.
EXHAUSTED Granite Belt residents were pinning their hopes on a desperate overnight push last night to defeat the fire that has menaced them for days.
All-around 100 law enforcement, friends and staff members who were sheltering at O'Reilly's Visitor Dwelling, at Canungra, had been safely and securely evacuated on Monday evening.
The RSPCA has sent a vet to the Gold Coast to assess injured livestock, and the community is arranging fodder drops.
Crews were also called to small fires that broke out at Tinbeerwah and Curramore overnight.
The Insurance Council of Australia has also declared the situation a "catastrophe", ensuring victims' claims will be given priority.