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Local Towns Vulnerable To Bushfires

Local Towns Vulnerable To Bushfires

Firefighters have singled out Benarkin, Wattle Camp and Wondai as being vulnerable to bushfires over the next few months.

Large Grass Fire Under Control

Large Grass Fire Under Control

A large grass fire which broke out near the New England Highway at Upper Yarraman on Tuesday morning was brought under control by 12:55pm.

Codi’s A Real Little Hero

Codi’s A Real Little Hero

A seven-year-old Blackbutt boy is being hailed as a “genuine little hero” by his mum after he managed to get his aunt out of a potentially dangerous house fire on Sunday afternoon.

Volunteers Celebrate Their Special Week

Volunteers Celebrate Their Special Week

Rural firefighters and State Emergency Services volunteers gathered in Nanango’s Pioneer Park on Saturday morning to enjoy a family day with friends and supporters.

Take The Pledge: Drive Safely!

Take The Pledge: Drive Safely!

Your really don’t want to meet these three when they’re hard at work … if you do, you’re probably trapped, seriously injured or dying out on a local highway.

Cyclists Take Well-Earned Break

Cyclists Take Well-Earned Break

Forty-three cyclists and 12 support staff camped overnight at the Blackbutt Showgrounds on Monday as part of a huge fundraising effort for the Children’s Hospital Foundation.

Firies Monitor Goomeri Blaze

Firies Monitor Goomeri Blaze

Firefighters have completed backburning operations at a grass fire burning near Goomeri.

Grass Fire At Goomeri

Grass Fire At Goomeri

Fire crews were called to a grass fire burning near Goomeri on Wednesday afternoon.

Free Property Maps At Fire Workshop

Free Property Maps At Fire Workshop

A fire management workshop will be held on May 22-23 in Kingaroy to help property owners learn how to create a Fire Management Plan, and balance fire safety with conservation of native plants and animals.

Fire Scare At Dingo Sanctuary

Fire Scare At Dingo Sanctuary

Durong Dingo Sanctuary’s Simon Stretton is full of praise for the firefighters who brought a wild grassfire under control on Sunday, just metres away from his animal enclosures.

Shed, Containers Destroyed In Fire

Shed, Containers Destroyed In Fire

A garden shed and a number of shipping containers being used for storage were destroyed in a grass fire at Ellesmere on Tuesday afternoon.

Firies Contain Scrub Fire

Firies Contain Scrub Fire

Rural fire crews have contained a forest fire burning in the South Nanango area.

Lucky Escape For Firefighters

Lucky Escape For Firefighters

Cherbourg firefighters narrowly escaped injury when called to a car fire on Sunday night.

Smoke Sparks Fire Callout

Smoke Sparks Fire Callout

Large plumes of smoke in the Steinhardts Road area at Moffatdale prompted a false alarm for firefighters on Tuesday afternoon.

How You Can Help Fire Family

How You Can Help Fire Family

Jason Killick Funerals are accepting donations on behalf of the family who lost three members in Saturday’s tragic fire in Kingaroy.

Official Statement From The Family

Official Statement From The Family

Jason Killick Funerals has released an official statement from the family involved in Saturday’s tragedy

Fire Heroes To Be Recognised

Fire Heroes To Be Recognised

The bravery of the three men who rescued a young boy from Saturday’s horrific house fire tragedy in Kingaroy will be appropriately recognised, the Officer-in-Charge of Kingaroy Police said on Sunday

Three Die In House Fire

Three Die In House Fire

Three people have died – believed to be a father and two children – in an horrific house fire in Kingaroy on Saturday afternoon

Fire Permits Cancelled For Games

Fire Permits Cancelled For Games

Residents in the Gympie, Toowoomba and Somerset council areas will be banned from lighting certain types of fires from next Monday to lower the risk to the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

Hats Off To Our Firies!

Hats Off To Our Firies!

Queensland Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford presented awards on Saturday to the firefighters involved in battling the Swickers’ fire in Kingaroy in November 2016.

Drivers To Feel Good Vibrations

Drivers To Feel Good Vibrations

Motorists who suddenly feel their cars vibrating shouldn’t just assume something weird mechanically is happening … they should take a look in their mirrors to see if there’s a fire engine behind them.

Grass Fire At Hodgeleigh

Grass Fire At Hodgeleigh

Firefighters were called out just after 3:00pm on Wednesday to a large grass fire burning at Hodgeleigh.

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