‘You want to put up a brave face’: Mackay fireys reveal what it takes to battle a natural disaster
02nd Feb. 2021 12:02 PM
New truck tours Mackay, but some say the vehicles have too much muscle for the lean volunteer brigades
09th Aug. 2020 5:08 AM
Frosts have turned Mackay’s grasslands into a tinderbox, as fireys prepare for a fast-moving fire season
28th July 2020 3:07 PM
Mackay rural firefighters will not battle blazes empty-handed thanks to donations from their community
13th April 2020 5:04 AM
More than 70 senior Mackay firefighters have been barred from the front lines due to a bureaucratic bust-up over blue...
07th April 2020 5:04 AM
Mackay residents have chipped in to help fire-ravaged southern neighbours by digging into a tasty treat
13th Feb. 2020 9:02 AM
Strike team leader tells of ‘humbling’ mission to NSW area plagued by flames
03rd Feb. 2020 5:02 AM
‘No way’ veteran fire volunteer will bend principles in fight against ‘insulting’ government regulation
20th Jan. 2020 5:01 AM
Mackay region volunteers dismiss compensation offer: ‘I don’t work for the government, I work for my community’.
30th Dec. 2019 4:12 PM
Fire hazard outlook 'understating the risks' to the region as Rural firies prepare with 'worst case scenario in mind'
01st July 2019 5:07 AM