The State Government will hold a series of meetings with Rural Fire Service volunteers across Queensland in coming weeks as part of a special Ministerial review.
A grass fire which broke out at Dorman Gully Road in the Bunya Mountains this afternoon has destroyed a shed, according to Emergency Services.
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.
Queensland Community Safety Minister Jack Dempsey has released the Terms of Reference for the review into the Rural Fire Service.
Perfect fire weather – hot temperatures, windy conditions and low humidity – kept rural and urban brigades busy across the South Burnett today.
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.
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 fire fighters in the South Burnett have joined in “Operation Yellow”,
Rural fire crews are on the scene of two bushfires in different parts of the South Burnett today.
The Rural Fire Brigades Association of Queensland says yesterday’s State Budget has “betrayed” rural fire fighters and “eviscerated” the Rural Fire Service.
Charges against a Tewantin man over fires in the Durong area have been adjourned in Murgon Magistrates’ Court.
A permitted burn-off on a property near Alice Creek overnight caused a scare this morning when a smouldering log re-ignited the fire.
A man has been charged over a string of grass fires in the Chinchilla-Wondai Road region over the past two months.
Heavy smoke from a grass fire forced the closure of the Nanango-Tarong Road
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fire has badly damaged a large machinery shed located behind a home in Bushnells Road, Nanango
Acting Inspector Mark Long, from Kingaroy Fire Station, was presented with a long-service clasp at a ceremony in Maryborough this afternoon.
A highset house on Hamilton Road in South East Nanango was completely gutted by fire this morning.
A 32-year-old Kingaroy man has been charged over a fire that destroyed a block of units in Deception Bay in 2007.