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Fiery Truck Crash Blocks Highway

Fiery Truck Crash Blocks Highway

The Bunya Highway was blocked near Murgon on Saturday night after a B-double loaded with bales of sugar cane mulch crashed into trees and caught on fire after striking cattle on the roadway.

Fires Destroy Two Homes

Fires Destroy Two Homes

Investigations are continuing into the cause of two separate house fires in the Nanango region at the weekend

Winds Whip Up Two Fires

Winds Whip Up Two Fires

A quick response by fire crews helped contain a potentially dangerous fire whipped up by wind at Redgate on Thursday afternoon.

LNP Slams Bushfire Review Results

LNP Slams Bushfire Review Results

The State Government has accepted – or accepted in principle – all 23 recommendations from a review examining the bushfires that wracked many parts of Queensland last year.

Cars Destroyed By Fire

Cars Destroyed By Fire

Two cars were destroyed when a shed caught alight on Couchmans Road at Crawford on Sunday afternoon.

Quick Response Stops Grass Blaze

Quick Response Stops Grass Blaze

Swift action by rural and urban fire crews on Saturday stopped a grass fire at Kingsley Grove Winery near Kingaroy turning into a much more serious blaze.

Fire Badly Damages Home

Fire Badly Damages Home

Fire investigators are examining the cause of a blaze which badly damaged a house in Sorensen Street, Kingaroy, in the early hours of Monday morning.

Get A Permit Before You Burn

Get A Permit Before You Burn

Firefighters are urging South Burnett residents to obtain a “Permit to Light Fire” when reducing fuel loads on their properties ahead of bushfire season.

MP Highlights Fire Station Funding

MP Highlights Fire Station Funding

Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford has put the spotlight on the latest Budget allocations for new fire stations in Yarraman and Kilkivan but has given no date as to when the projects will be completed.

Fierce Blaze Destroys Home

Fierce Blaze Destroys Home

No one was injured but a house in Douglas Street, Cherbourg, was gutted by fire early on Monday evening.

Burn Now, Not Later

Burn Now, Not Later

Firefighters are advising South Burnett residents to take advantage of current conditions and put bushfire preparations on the front burner.

Scientists Target PFAS Contamination

Scientists Target PFAS Contamination

A promising new way to clean up water supplies contaminated by toxic PFAS pollution has been developed by South Australian researchers.

Quick Work Stops Forestry Blaze

Quick Work Stops Forestry Blaze

Quick work by firefighters on Friday afternoon prevented the first big fire of the winter season becoming much worse.

Heaters Have Hidden Risks

Heaters Have Hidden Risks

As temperatures continue to plummet across regional Queensland, renewed warnings have been issued about the hidden risks of many heating appliances.

House Destroyed By Fire

House Destroyed By Fire

Fire investigators will inspect the site of a fire which completely destroyed a house on Kooralgin-Upper Yarraman Road near Kooralgin on Sunday morning.

Blaze Destroys Caravan

Blaze Destroys Caravan

A caravan was incinerated during a fire on Chinchilla-Wondai Road at Ballogie on Tuesday afternoon.

Appeal For Family After Fire

Appeal For Family After Fire

An appeal has been started to help the Fisher family who lost all their possessions in a devastating house fire in Cherbourg on Saturday night.

It’s Operation Cool Burn Time Again

It’s Operation Cool Burn Time Again

Landholders are being urged to educate themselves about bushfire mitigation as Operation Cool Burn was officially launched again across Queensland on Tuesday.

Petition Launched Against Fire Changes

Petition Launched Against Fire Changes

A petition is calling on the State Government to abandon its restructuring rural fire brigades and SES groups

Grassfire Under Control

Grassfire Under Control

Six fire crews rapidly brought a grassfire burning on the outskirts of Kingaroy under control on Friday morning.

Sheds Burn In Mannuem Fire

Sheds Burn In Mannuem Fire

Two small sheds and several vehicles were damaged during a large grass fire in the Mannuem area on Monday afternoon.

MPs Bicker Over Fire Changes

MPs Bicker Over Fire Changes

The State Government has rejected Opposition claims that changes to management and funding will be “the death of the Rural Fire Service as we know it”.

BOM Issues Fire Weather Warning

BOM Issues Fire Weather Warning

The Bureau of Meteorology issued a fire weather warning on Monday afternoon for the Maranoa, Warrego, Darling Downs, Granite Belt and Southeast Coast forecast districts.

Fire Burns Out Grassland

Fire Burns Out Grassland

Urban and rural fire crews were called to a large grass fire burning on Clark And Swendson Road in Kingaroy on Monday afternoon.

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