INFECTED: The Aged Care Facility Illoura is in lockdown with no visitors not allowed to see their loved ones.
INFECTED: The Aged Care Facility Illoura is in lockdown with no visitors not allowed to see their loved ones. Brooke Duncan

Nursing home in lockdown due to 'killer' virus outbreak

A WESTERN Downs aged care facility is understood to be in lockdown after an Influenza A outbreak.

It is unknown when the Illoura Aged Care facility in Chinchilla was quarantined off due to the disease outbreak or when it will reopen again, however Southern Cross Care is expected to release details to the public tomorrow.

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House fire is being treated as suspicious, police confirm

premium_icon House fire is being treated as suspicious, police confirm

Blaze tore through home while a man lay unconscious inside.

Communities on edge as conditions deteriorate

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‘The fire cannot be extinguished without substantial rain.’

Coffs man believed to be in critical condition

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Coffs man believed to be in a critical condition in hospital.