What's On In The South Burnett Today?

Grassfire At Kumbia

A couple of fire crews have remained to monitor the site of a grassfire at Kumbia this morning.

Fire Blackens Murgon Airstrip

Fire Blackens Murgon Airstrip

A large grass fire which broke out about 1:15pm in windy conditions on the outskirts of Murgon has blackened most of the Angelfield airstrip but fire crews have protected buildings in the area.

Businesses Dig Deep To Help

Businesses Dig Deep To Help

Friends of the family left homeless by a house fire at Ellesmere on February 22 have been overwhelmed by the generosity of the local community.

See Red And Say Thank You

See Red And Say Thank You

Queenslanders are being encouraged to show their support for urban, auxiliary and rural firefighters on National Red Balloon Day on Friday.

Cigarette Lighter May
Have Sparked Inferno

Cigarette Lighter May<br> Have Sparked Inferno

Investigators believe children playing with a cigarette lighter may have sparked a blaze at Ellesmere

Ellesmere Home Gutted By Fire

Ellesmere Home Gutted By Fire

The local community is rallying around a family whose house was gutted by fire at Ellesmere on Saturday afternoon.

Fire At Moffatdale

Multiple fire crews have been called to a vegetation fire burning near the Burnett Highway at Moffatdale.

Minor Fire At Bakery

A minor electrical fire damaged a switchboard and wiring at a Kingaroy business this evening.

Smoke Sparks Mall Evacuation

Smoke Sparks Mall Evacuation

Kingaroy Shoppingworld was evacuated for about 30 minutes this afternoon after a small amount of smoke was seen coming from an air conditioning vent.

Youth Charged Over Fire

Youth Charged Over Fire

A 15-year-old Murgon youth has been charged with a string of offences after a fire was lit inside a hairdressing salon in Gore Street this morning.

Grassfire At Glan Devon

Ten fire crews were called to a grass fire burning at Glan Devon, north of Nanango, at lunchtime yesterday.

Grass Fire At Booie

Grass Fire At Booie

About 17 rural fire crews attended a large grass fire burning near homes on Malar Road at Booie this afternoon.

Fire At Coomba Falls

Fire At Coomba Falls

Tourists have been blamed for a fire that burned through bushland in the Maidenwell area on Friday.

Lightning Blamed For Blaze

A lightning strike at the height of yesterday afternoon’s wild storms has been blamed for a fire which has burned out between 400 and 500ha at Ironpot.

Water Bombers Target Fire

Water Bombers Target Fire

Two waterbombers are currently assisting fire crews at a bushfire on Giblin Road at Wilkesdale

Fireman Treated In Hospital

Fireman Treated In Hospital

A Kingaroy fireman was taken to hospital for treatment after collapsing while attending a grass fire in Clark and Swendson Road at Kingaroy yesterday afternoon.

High Fire Risk For South Burnett

High Fire Risk For South Burnett

The Rural Fire Service is urging South Burnett residents to be vigilant with a high fire risk predicted in coming days

Fire Threatens Properties

Fire Threatens Properties

Multiple fire units and police are on site at a large fire burning in the Cloyna area this afternoon.

Fire Permits Suspended

Due to the severe danger of potentially uncontrollable wildfires today, all fire permits have been suspended for the South and North Burnett council areas and the Cherbourg and Gympie council areas.

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