The State Government is urging landholders to reduce the risk of bushfires by taking part in “Operation Cool Burn”
A couple of fire crews have remained to monitor the site of a grassfire at Kumbia this morning.
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.
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.
Queenslanders are being encouraged to show their support for urban, auxiliary and rural firefighters on National Red Balloon Day on Friday.
Investigators believe children playing with a cigarette lighter may have sparked a blaze at Ellesmere
The local community is rallying around a family whose house was gutted by fire at Ellesmere on Saturday afternoon.
Multiple fire crews have been called to a vegetation fire burning near the Burnett Highway at Moffatdale.
A minor electrical fire damaged a switchboard and wiring at a Kingaroy business this evening.
Kingaroy Shoppingworld was evacuated for about 30 minutes this afternoon after a small amount of smoke was seen coming from an air conditioning vent.
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.
Ten fire crews were called to a grass fire burning at Glan Devon, north of Nanango, at lunchtime yesterday.
About 17 rural fire crews attended a large grass fire burning near homes on Malar Road at Booie this afternoon.
Tourists have been blamed for a fire that burned through bushland in the Maidenwell area on Friday.
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.
Two waterbombers are currently assisting fire crews at a bushfire on Giblin Road at Wilkesdale
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.
The Rural Fire Service is urging South Burnett residents to be vigilant with a high fire risk predicted in coming days
Multiple fire units and police are on site at a large fire burning in the Cloyna area this afternoon.
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.