October 23, 2012
Fire crews have been kept busy again today around the South Burnett.
At 1:40pm, firefighters were called to Old Yarraman Road at South Nanango after a fire which started on private property entered a forestry area.
Twelve crews worked to contain the fire. By 4:30pm, mopping up operations were underway.
Earlier in the morning, three crews were called to Crumpton Drive at Blackbutt at 3:23am. They backburned a paddock to make an area safe.
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A man charged with lighting fires in the Durong area was remanded today to re-appear in Murgon Magistrates Court on November 20.
Clinton Nicholas Pascoe faces 10 counts of lighting unauthorised fires.