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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.

Firies Learn Valuable First Aid Skills

Firies Learn Valuable First Aid Skills

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.

Rural Firies At Two Blazes

Rural Firies At Two Blazes

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 Cancelled

Fire Permits Cancelled

Fire permits in the South and North Burnett council areas have been cancelled from 8:00am on Thursday (January 31) until further notice.

Firies Monitor Ballogie Blaze

Firies Monitor Ballogie Blaze

Firefighters are monitoring the site of a blaze which broke out near T H Burns Road at Ballogie on Saturday afternoon.

Crews Stop Fire Spreading

Crews Stop Fire Spreading

Firefighters sprung into action when a blaze broke out near a forestry area at South Nanango on Saturday afternoon.

House Fire In Yarraman

House Fire In Yarraman

A two-storey timber home in Margaret Street at Yarraman was badly damaged by fire in the early hours of Saturday morning.

State To Review Fire Response

State To Review Fire Response

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 Near Boondooma

Fire Near Boondooma

Fire crews were called on Monday morning to a blaze burning in inaccessible land near Weir Weir Road and Manar Road, Boondooma.

No Respite Yet From Hot Weather

No Respite Yet From Hot Weather

The Bureau of Meteorology says heat records have tumbled in an extraordinary week of widespread and protracted heatwave conditions across eastern Queensland.

Fire Bans Extended

Fire Bans Extended

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services has advised that the Local Fire Ban imposed on Wednesday has been extended.

NSW Firies Lend A Hand

NSW Firies Lend A Hand

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.

Large Grass Fire At Runnymede

Large Grass Fire At Runnymede

Multiple fire crews were called on Wednesday afternoon to a large grass fire burning near Runnymede Road and McCallum Road at Runnymede.

Fire Warning At Beeron

Fire Warning At Beeron

Mundubbera-Durong Road was closed briefly on Wednesday evening due to heavy smoke from a bushfire in the Beeron area.

Grass Fire At Memerambi

Grass Fire At Memerambi

Urban and rural fire crews were called to a grass fire burning close to buildings at Memerambi on Wednesday afternoon.

Fire Ban From 10:00am

Fire Ban From 10:00am

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.

Burnett Fire Permits Cancelled

Burnett Fire Permits Cancelled

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

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