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BOM Issues Fire Weather Warning

BOM Issues Fire Weather Warning

A Fire Weather warning was issued by the Bureau of Meteorology on Thursday afternoon for the Darling Downs, Granite Belt, Maranoa and Warrego districts.

$1.5m Fire Station Opens

$1.5m Fire Station Opens

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.

Fire Ban In Yarraman, Cooyar

Fire Ban In Yarraman, Cooyar

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services have imposed a local fire ban for residents in the Toowoomba Regional Council area – which includes Yarraman and Cooyar.

Crews Control Grass Fire

Crews Control Grass Fire

Fire crews have contained a grassfire burning near the intersection of Haly Creek Road and Flagstone Creek Road at Haly Creek.

Firies Get Ready … Are You?

Firies Get Ready … Are You?

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.

Brigades Benefit From Donations

Brigades Benefit From Donations

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.

Power Pole Sparks Grassfire

Power Pole Sparks Grassfire

An electricity pole has been blamed for sparking a grassfire on a property in Birt Road, north of Kingaroy, on Friday afternoon

Blue Card Bungle A Disgrace: MP

Blue Card Bungle A Disgrace: MP

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 Open For Bushfire Grants

Applications Open For Bushfire Grants

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.

Help Our Fire Crews Help You

Help Our Fire Crews Help You

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.

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