Commissioner Greg Leach confirmed on Wednesday Queensland Fire and Emergency Services paid staff will not have to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
Rural and urban fire crews worked for hours to extinguish a fire in hundreds of tonnes of peanut shells being stored in large industrial sheds at Mannuem on Wednesday.
Firefighters toiled in the heat to bring a fire in a timber house in Kingaroy under control on Tuesday afternoon.
A bogged vehicle sparked a grass fire along the Bunya Highway near the Stuart River on Friday morning.
Kingaroy Fire Station will get one extra professional firefighter this financial year, the State Government announced on Thursday.
Fire crews were called to a small, smouldering fire in a sawdust bin at the Parkside Sawmill in Wondai on Thursday.
An alarm was raised after a neighbour spotted smoke billowing from a residence in Gooyong Street, Kingaroy, on Wednesday afternoon.
Three fire crews rushed to reports of a structure fire in Izzards Road at South Nanango on Tuesday evening, but fortunately their efforts were not required.
Rural fire brigade volunteers from across the South Burnett gathered at the East Nanango fire shed on Saturday morning for a special “thank you” to Rotary.
Three fire crews were called to Bega Cheese’s peanut processing complex in Kingaroy about 3:30pm on Tuesday after reports of a possible fire.
A man was treated for smoke inhalation at Murgon Hospital after a house fire in Murgon at the weekend.
Well-known Blackbutt resident Les Lane woke up in shock on Sunday morning to find his shed on fire.
A smouldering mattress inside a caravan sparked a fire scare in Nanango on Monday night.
A fire twirler’s practice session went awry in Murgon on Monday evening, leading to extensive damage to a shed and vehicle.
A fire in a coal feeder at Tarong Power Station had emergency services scrambling on Tuesday night.
A meltdown in an electrical switchboard alarmed homeowners in Tansey on Monday night.
Firefighters received an early morning callout on Wednesday to attend a large mulch fire burning on a property at Goodger.
A Very High fire danger has been forecast for the Wide Bay Burnett region on Tuesday.
Firefighters were called just after 7:00pm on Sunday to a hay shed fire on Goomeri West Road at Goomeri.
A fire which razed a home at Chelmsford on Tuesday is not being treated as suspicious.