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
FIREFIGHTERS who battled the Deepwater inferno in November last year have revealed stories from the frontline in a new...
20th Sept. 2019 12:09 PM
Emergency services are en route to reports of a vegetation fire on Conway Rd
18th Sept. 2019 3:09 PM
Mackay spared from vengeful Queensland fires, but the threat to the region may be around the corner.
16th Sept. 2019 12:09 PM
Bushfires are generating a lot of worry in the rural community, but there are steps you can take to make sure you're safe...
16th Sept. 2019 12:09 AM
IT’S hoped residents will be careful while doing yard work and resist the desire to light a bonfire while camping this...
13th Sept. 2019 5:09 AM
THERE has been heartbreak and devastation for residents of Drake and Tenterfield.
12th Sept. 2019 12:09 PM
WITH conditions expected to worsen this weekend, firefighters have urged Gladstone residents to take the fire ban...
12th Sept. 2019 7:09 AM
STANTHORPE fire signals dangerous season ahead as dry conditions and high temperatures fuel risk.
10th Sept. 2019 5:09 AM
FORMER NSW Fire and Rescue Commissioner warns fires are only going to get worse.
10th Sept. 2019 12:09 AM
SEVERAL homes were under threat from two fires as the Gladstone region sweltered through its first taste of the 2019 fire...
09th Sept. 2019 7:09 AM
MORE than a dozen fire crews are working to ensure two fires continue to burn within containment lines in the Gladstone...
08th Sept. 2019 2:09 PM
The fire ban is still in place and those with permits are advised that they have now been cancelled.
08th Sept. 2019 11:09 AM
WHAT you need to know to ensure your property stays safe as Southern Downs becomes an 'epicentre' for fire warnings.
05th Sept. 2019 10:09 AM
RACQ are advising residents to take steps to prevent fire damage to their homes
04th Sept. 2019 11:09 AM
HIGH temperatures and strong winds predicted to create dangerous conditions.
04th Sept. 2019 10:09 AM
BUSHFIRES have already caused devastation to parts of the Northern Rivers - now it's time to take a look at the outlook.
29th Aug. 2019 12:08 AM
Fire crews remain on high alert during dangerous fire conditions today
22nd Aug. 2019 2:08 PM
Find out what QFES-issued fire ban in the South Burnett means, and consider precautions you should be taking as fire danger...
22nd Aug. 2019 9:08 AM
As the region's disaster season looms, emergency services are urging residents to have a cuppa with their neighbours
12th Aug. 2019 4:08 PM
A MAN has suffered burns to about 70 per cent of his body after fire crews dragged him from a burning house.
12th Aug. 2019 9:08 AM
Infomation and presentations help new and existing residents prepare for fire season
09th Aug. 2019 1:08 PM
'We're not magicians': Two fires in region within 48 hours of the state's fire season being officially declared
09th Aug. 2019 5:08 AM
The hot and dry conditions of late 2018 were unbearable. For weeks we had spot fires burning on the mountains surrounding...
07th Aug. 2019 3:08 PM
THE Bundaberg region faces a significant bushfire risk this season but it's not expected to match the catastrophic...
02nd Aug. 2019 10:08 AM
FIRIES say they're facing the worst conditions they've ever seen as the fire danger across the region is elevated.
25th July 2019 5:07 AM