A Fire Weather warning was issued by the Bureau of Meteorology on Thursday afternoon for the Darling Downs, Granite Belt, Maranoa and Warrego districts.
A bushfire warning was issued on Thursday afternoon for a fire burning near McPhee Road at Durong.
After sharing digs with the local ambos for the past 27 years, Yarraman firefighters finally have their own base, right in the heart of town.
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services have imposed a local fire ban for residents in the Toowoomba Regional Council area – which includes Yarraman and Cooyar.
Fire crews have contained a grassfire burning near the intersection of Haly Creek Road and Flagstone Creek Road at Haly Creek.
Fire crews have contained a large vegetation fire burning west of Kilkivan.
A Large Air Tanker (LAT) water bomber has arrived in Queensland to be on call during the 2020 bushfire season.
A large grass fire burning near Kilkivan has prompted a warning to motorists on the Wide Bay Highway.
Fortunately no one was at home when fire gutted a unit in Burnett Street, Nanango, on Tuesday morning.
Planned burns will be happening in the Benarkin State Forest from September 4-6.
A man suffered burns and smoke inhalation during a kitchen fire in a house at Mannuem on Tuesday night.
Malar-Booie Rural Fire Brigade now has some of the latest communication technology on board, just in time for the official start of Queensland’s bushfire season.
South Burnett rural fire brigades will benefit from some of the $3.1 million donated by the public to the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services during the 2019-20 bushfire season.
A fire which razed St Leo’s Catholic Church in Haden earlier this month was deliberately lit.
Three rural fire crews were called to a small fire burning near Walsh Road at Runnymede on Monday morning.
An electricity pole has been blamed for sparking a grassfire on a property in Birt Road, north of Kingaroy, on Friday afternoon
The State Government has extended its controversial Blue Card application deadline for rural firies again … this time until the end of the upcoming fire season.
The LNP has described the potential sacking of almost 5000 Rural Fire Brigade volunteers over their failure to apply for Blue Cards as “a disgrace”.
Applications are now open for community groups, local councils and non-government organisations to share in $1.8 million in Federal Government flexible funding grants to support recovery from last year’s bushfires.
With another severe bushfire season looming, local firefighters are urging property owners to do some simple things that will help fire crews in an emergency.