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.
Landholders are being urged to educate themselves about bushfire mitigation as Operation Cool Burn was officially launched again across Queensland on Tuesday.
A petition is calling on the State Government to abandon its restructuring rural fire brigades and SES groups
Six fire crews rapidly brought a grassfire burning on the outskirts of Kingaroy under control on Friday morning.
Two small sheds and several vehicles were damaged during a large grass fire in the Mannuem area on Monday afternoon.
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”.
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.
Urban and rural fire crews were called to a large grass fire burning on Clark And Swendson Road in Kingaroy on Monday afternoon.
Firefighters from several local rural brigades gathered in the training room at the Rural Fire Service Burnett HQ in Kingaroy on Saturday to brush up on their first aid skills.
Six rural fire crews are currently on scene – and another six on the way – at a grass fire burning near Kingaroy-Barkers Creek Road in the Sandy Ridges area.
Fire permits in the South and North Burnett council areas have been cancelled from 8:00am on Thursday (January 31) until further notice.
Firefighters are monitoring the site of a blaze which broke out near T H Burns Road at Ballogie on Saturday afternoon.
Firefighters sprung into action when a blaze broke out near a forestry area at South Nanango on Saturday afternoon.
A two-storey timber home in Margaret Street at Yarraman was badly damaged by fire in the early hours of Saturday morning.
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford has confirmed a review will be done after the devastating bushfires that swept through the State.
Fire crews were called on Monday morning to a blaze burning in inaccessible land near Weir Weir Road and Manar Road, Boondooma.
The Bureau of Meteorology says heat records have tumbled in an extraordinary week of widespread and protracted heatwave conditions across eastern Queensland.
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services has advised that the Local Fire Ban imposed on Wednesday has been extended.
NSW firefighters have taken up guard in the South Burnett and North Burnett to lend a hand during the current very high fire danger period.
Multiple fire crews were called on Wednesday afternoon to a large grass fire burning near Runnymede Road and McCallum Road at Runnymede.
Mundubbera-Durong Road was closed briefly on Wednesday evening due to heavy smoke from a bushfire in the Beeron area.
Urban and rural fire crews were called to a grass fire burning close to buildings at Memerambi on Wednesday afternoon.
A local fire ban has been imposed from 10:00am Wednesday (today) until 10:00am Friday (November 30) in the South Burnett, Cherbourg, Gympie and North Burnett council areas.
Permits to light fires have been cancelled until further notice in both the South Burnett and North Burnett council areas because of the severe risk