The region’s chief rural firefighter has issued a fire ban in the lead up to very high fire danger
21st Nov. 2020 2:11 PM
Crews were also required at the scene of a vegetation fire at Amamoor this afternoon.
08th Oct. 2020 4:10 PM
WITH a number of serious fires having already sparked in the Burnett, Queensland Fire and Emergency Services has unveiled...
07th Oct. 2020 3:10 PM
A Queensland pilot has slammed state governments for letting overseas workers into the country to fly waterbombers during...
20th Sept. 2020 7:09 AM
The Bureau of Meteorology predicts the chance of a La Nina weather pattern has increased to 70 per cent.
08th Sept. 2020 11:09 AM
Wet weather is coming to Central Queensland, but fires – and strong storms – are still expected.
04th Sept. 2020 1:09 PM
A Coast fire chief has no doubts about what stopped a raging inferno becoming a total disaster.
30th Aug. 2020 5:08 AM
“We are preparing for fire and land holders should do the same.”
21st Aug. 2020 5:08 PM
Frosts have turned Mackay’s grasslands into a tinderbox, as fireys prepare for a fast-moving fire season
28th July 2020 3:07 PM
If you see smoke coming from bushland around the Mapleton National Park, don’t panic – it’s likely a controlled burn aimed...
17th July 2020 1:07 PM
Aerial firefighting has received a significant boost to ensure additional aircraft are available for future bushfire...
18th May 2020 7:05 AM
With recovery still underway from the last horrific fire season, fire services are pleading for residents to start...
01st May 2020 10:05 AM
After facing a horrendous fire season late last year the Woodgate Fire Brigade has already been prepping the locality for...
23rd April 2020 5:04 PM
As the state recovers from a horrific bushfire season, firefighters are already preparing for storms
05th Feb. 2020 12:02 PM
Despite the 14mm of rainfall on New Year’s Eve, Bundaberg is still likely to break the 1902 record for least rainfall ever...
01st Jan. 2020 11:01 AM
For the second year in a row, the volatile, dangerous fire season has come between one town’s residents and a meeting Santa...
19th Dec. 2019 6:12 AM
SURROUNDED by thick smoke, residents gathered late this afternoon outside Corson’s Lowmead Hotel with an uncertain night...
17th Dec. 2019 7:12 PM
Two people are being treated for burns and another for a medical condition at Lowmead Hotel.
17th Dec. 2019 7:12 PM
There looks to be no reprieve from the brutal bushfire season with fiery conditions expected to remain for the region up...
10th Dec. 2019 2:12 PM
THE deregistration of Captain Creek Rural Fire Brigade will be on the agenda when QFES Commissioner Greg Leach begins in...
26th Nov. 2019 5:11 AM
A full list of bushfire warnings and closures around the region.
15th Nov. 2019 7:11 AM
IN PHOTOS: After the second Peregian bushfire in two months, an investigator has explained why finding the cause can be...
25th Oct. 2019 7:10 AM
AS FIREFIGHTERS battle the "Armageddon" of bushfires, an expert has revealed we're facing a situation that we've never seen...
10th Oct. 2019 7:10 AM
“THE rural firefighters are the real heroes.”
08th Oct. 2019 6:10 AM