The region’s chief rural firefighter has issued a fire ban in the lead up to very high fire danger

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21st Nov. 2020 2:11 PM

Crews were also required at the scene of a vegetation fire at Amamoor this afternoon.

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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...

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07th Oct. 2020 3:10 PM

A Queensland pilot has slammed state governments for letting overseas workers into the country to fly waterbombers during...

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20th Sept. 2020 7:09 AM

Wet weather is coming to Central Queensland, but fires – and strong storms – are still expected.

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04th Sept. 2020 1:09 PM

A Coast fire chief has no doubts about what stopped a raging inferno becoming a total disaster.

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30th Aug. 2020 5:08 AM

“We are preparing for fire and land holders should do the same.”

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21st Aug. 2020 5:08 PM

If you see smoke coming from bushland around the Mapleton National Park, don’t panic – it’s likely a controlled burn aimed...

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17th July 2020 1:07 PM

Aerial firefighting has received a significant boost to ensure additional aircraft are available for future bushfire...

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18th May 2020 7:05 AM

With recovery still underway from the last horrific fire season, fire services are pleading for residents to start...

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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...

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23rd April 2020 5:04 PM

Despite the 14mm of rainfall on New Year’s Eve, Bundaberg is still likely to break the 1902 record for least rainfall ever...

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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...

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19th Dec. 2019 6:12 AM

SURROUNDED by thick smoke, residents gathered late this afternoon outside Corson’s Lowmead Hotel with an uncertain night...

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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...

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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...

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26th Nov. 2019 5:11 AM

A full list of bushfire warnings and closures around the region.

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15th Nov. 2019 7:11 AM

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10th Nov. 2019 10:11 AM

IN PHOTOS: After the second Peregian bushfire in two months, an investigator has explained why finding the cause can be...

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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...

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10th Oct. 2019 7:10 AM

FIREFIGHTERS who battled the Deepwater inferno in November last year have revealed stories from the frontline in a new...

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20th Sept. 2019 12:09 PM

Emergency services are en route to reports of a vegetation fire on Conway Rd

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18th Sept. 2019 3:09 PM

Mackay spared from vengeful Queensland fires, but the threat to the region may be around the corner.

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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...

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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...

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13th Sept. 2019 5:09 AM

THERE has been heartbreak and devastation for residents of Drake and Tenterfield.

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12th Sept. 2019 12:09 PM

WITH conditions expected to worsen this weekend, firefighters have urged Gladstone residents to take the fire ban...

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12th Sept. 2019 7:09 AM

FORMER NSW Fire and Rescue Commissioner warns fires are only going to get worse.

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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...

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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...

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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.

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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.

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05th Sept. 2019 10:09 AM

RACQ are advising residents to take steps to prevent fire damage to their homes

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04th Sept. 2019 11:09 AM

BUSHFIRES have already caused devastation to parts of the Northern Rivers - now it's time to take a look at the outlook.

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29th Aug. 2019 12:08 AM

Fire crews remain on high alert during dangerous fire conditions today

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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...

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22nd Aug. 2019 9:08 AM

A MAN has suffered burns to about 70 per cent of his body after fire crews dragged him from a burning house.

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12th Aug. 2019 9:08 AM

Infomation and presentations help new and existing residents prepare for fire season

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09th Aug. 2019 1:08 PM

The hot and dry conditions of late 2018 were unbearable. For weeks we had spot fires burning on the mountains surrounding...

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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...

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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.

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25th July 2019 5:07 AM