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Grass Fire At Crawford

Grass Fire At Crawford

A firecrew from the Stuart River rural brigade were called to Zolner Road near Crawford on Saturday afternoon after a grass fire came close to a house.

MP To Head Rural Fire Service Review

MP To Head Rural Fire Service Review

Queensland Community Safety Minister Jack Dempsey has released the Terms of Reference for the review into the Rural Fire Service.

Firies Kept Busy

Perfect fire weather – hot temperatures, windy conditions and low humidity – kept rural and urban brigades busy across the South Burnett today.

MP Meets With Firies

MP Meets With Firies

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington met with representatives of local rural fire brigades today to discuss their concerns in the wake of the recent State Budget.

Firies Prepare For Summer

Firies Prepare For Summer

There’s been some dire predictions recently about a hellish bushfire season ahead of us … but not if the local rural fire brigades can help it.

Rural Firies Join Yellow Ribbon Campaign

Rural fire fighters in the South Burnett have joined in “Operation Yellow”,

Two Fires Break Out

Rural fire crews are on the scene of two bushfires in different parts of the South Burnett today.

Rural Firefighters ‘Feel Betrayed’

Rural Firefighters ‘Feel Betrayed’

The Rural Fire Brigades Association of Queensland says yesterday’s State Budget has “betrayed” rural fire fighters and “eviscerated” the Rural Fire Service.

Tewantin Man Charged Over Fires

Charges against a Tewantin man over fires in the Durong area have been adjourned in Murgon Magistrates’ Court.

Log Re-Ignites Alice Creek Fire

A permitted burn-off on a property near Alice Creek overnight caused a scare this morning when a smouldering log re-ignited the fire.

Man Charged Over Fires

A man has been charged over a string of grass fires in the Chinchilla-Wondai Road region over the past two months.

Nanango Fire Jumps Road

Nanango Fire Jumps Road

Heavy smoke from a grass fire forced the closure of the Nanango-Tarong Road

Mowing Sparks Grass Fire

Mowing Sparks Grass Fire

Firefighters from Kingaroy and Wooroolin quickly brought under control a large grass fire at Memerambi this afternoon which was close to homes and the former Memerambi State School.

Fire Warning For Friday

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a fire weather warning for tomorrow for the Darling Downs, Maranoa, Warrego, Granite Belt and inland parts of the South-East Coast.

Fire Danger Warning For South Burnett

Fire Danger Warning For South Burnett

The Queensland Fire and Rescue Service has warned there is a very high forest fire danger rating for today and tomorrow for residents in the North Coast region – particularly around Kingaroy, Gayndah and Monto.

Burn-Off In Wondai State Forest Tomorrow

The Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service will conduct a planned burn in the Wondai State Forest tomorrow and Thursday (August 1-2) as part of its annual hazard reduction program.

Website Tracks Bushfires

Queensland Community Safety Minister Jack Dempsey has officially launched a new website to help Queenslanders keep up-to-date about bushfires in the local area.

Crews Called To Nanango Fire

Crews Called To Nanango Fire

Fire has badly damaged a large machinery shed located behind a home in Bushnells Road, Nanango

Firefighter Honoured For Service

Acting Inspector Mark Long, from Kingaroy Fire Station, was presented with a long-service clasp at a ceremony in Maryborough this afternoon.

House Gutted By Morning Blaze

House Gutted By Morning Blaze

A highset house on Hamilton Road in South East Nanango was completely gutted by fire this morning.

Kingaroy Man Charged Over 2007 Fire

Kingaroy Man Charged Over 2007 Fire

A 32-year-old Kingaroy man has been charged over a fire that destroyed a block of units in Deception Bay in 2007.