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State Of Emergency Eases

State Of Emergency Eases

The State of Fire Emergency Declaration imposed on 42 local government areas in early November has been partially wound back as fire conditions ease.   

Fire Crews Kept Busy

Fire Crews Kept Busy

Firefighters were kept busy at the weekend attending a string of fires throughout the greater South Burnett region.

Black Snake Fire Update

Black Snake Fire Update

The Black Snake fire is now contained and is not threatening properties.

Thornside Fire Update

Thornside Fire Update

Residents of the Thornside locality, near Widgee, were advised on Friday morning that it was now safe to return to their homes.

Monsildale Fire: Advice

Monsildale Fire: Advice

QFES advised on Saturday afternoon that the Monsildale bushfire, north-east of Linville, is still burning within containment lines.

Fairdale (Wondai) Fire Update

Fairdale (Wondai) Fire Update

A bushfire burning at Fairdale, west of Wondai, is now contained.

Bush Fire Warnings: An Explanation

Bush Fire Warnings: An Explanation

Confused about the bushfire warnings we’ve been publishing lately?

Kingaroy Fire: Advice

Kingaroy Fire: Advice

QFES issued an advice alert on Friday morning for the Kingaroy fire which has been burning since last Saturday afternoon.

‘Explosion’ Gets Teams Scrambling

‘Explosion’ Gets Teams Scrambling

A catastrophic “explosion and fire” at a business in Youngman Street, Kingaroy, on a recent Sunday morning had fire, ambulance and SES crews scrambling.

Jimna Fire: Update

Jimna Fire: Update

HQ Plantations will continue to monitor a bushfire burning near the township of Jimna. 

Kilkivan Bushfire: Leave Now

Kilkivan Bushfire: Leave Now

Police and QFES were doorknocking residents in the Thornside Road and Upper Thornside Road on Wednesday afternoon after the Kilkivan fire worsened.

BOM Issues Fire Weather Warning

BOM Issues Fire Weather Warning

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a Fire Weather Warning for the Wide Bay-Burnett forecast district

Firies Monitor Kingaroy Blaze

Firies Monitor Kingaroy Blaze

Firefighters were back in action on Sunday at the site of Saturday afternoon’s Premier Drive bushfire in Kingaroy.

QFES Declares Fire Emergency

QFES Declares Fire Emergency

A State of Fire Emergency has been declared across 42 Local Government Areas in Queensland

Bushfire Burns Near Kingaroy Homes

Bushfire Burns Near Kingaroy Homes

A “Prepare To Leave” warning was issued to local residents on Saturday afternoon after a fire broke out behind houses in Premier Drive in Kingaroy.

Local Fire Ban Extended

Local Fire Ban Extended

Local fire bans in the South Burnett, Cherbourg, Gympie and North Burnett council areas have been extended again.

Coal Sparks Fire Alert

Coal Sparks Fire Alert

Smouldering coal sparked a fire alert at Tarong Power Station on Wednesday morning.

Firies Praised For Quick Action

Firies Praised For Quick Action

Firefighters rushed to Aerodrome Road at Taabinga on Sunday afternoon after a fire jumped the roadway and took off quickly across open grassland.

Fire Bans Extended

Fire Bans Extended

Local fire bans in the South Burnett, Cherbourg, Gympie and North Burnett council areas have been extended again.

Man Dies In House Fire

Man Dies In House Fire

A 60-year-old man died in a house fire on Monday night at Wivenhoe Hill, adjacent to Wivenhoe Dam.

13 Fire Crews At Goodger

13 Fire Crews At Goodger

Thirteen fire crews are at at a bushfire burning on a property on Neale Road at Goodger.

Fire Bans Extended Again

Fire Bans Extended Again

Local fire bans in the South Burnett, Cherbourg, Gympie and North Burnett council areas have been extended again.

Fire Burning At Cinnibar

Fire Burning At Cinnibar

Fire crews are fighting a large bushfire burning near Old Boonara Road and Kilkivan-Tansey Road at Cinnabar, west of Kilkivan.

Fire Bans Extended

Fire Bans Extended

The local fire ban in the South Burnett has been extended until midnight on Friday, October 18