Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) is aware of a bushfire burning in an accessible area near Forestry Road, between the Bruce Highway and Bulburin National Park. Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) crews are monitoring and patrolling the area and working to strengthen containment lines. This fire is posing no threat to property at this time, however smoke may affect the surrounding areas. Residents are asked to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, keep their medication close by. Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions. If residents are concerned their property is under threat they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately.

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Colosseum (south of Miriam Vale) – bushfire as at 12.50pm Tue 10 Dec

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) is aware of a bushfire burning in an accessible area near Forestry Road, between the Bruce Highway and Bulburin National Park. Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) crews are monitoring and patrolling the area and working to strengthen containment lines. This fire is posing no threat to property at this time and smoke may affect the area in the coming days. If affected, residents are asked to close windows and doors. Those suffering from a respiratory condition are advised to keep their medications close by. Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions. If residents are concerned their property is under threat they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately. 

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Colosseum (south of Miriam Vale) – bushfire as at 10.45am Mon 9 Dec

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) crews remain on scene at a bushfire burning in an accessible area near Forestry Road, between the Bruce Highway and Bulburin National Park. Crews are monitoring and patrolling the area and working to strengthen containment lines. This fire is posing no threat to property at this time and smoke may affect the area. If affected, residents are asked to close windows and doors. Those suffering from a respiratory condition are advised to keep their medications close by. Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions. If residents are concerned their property is under threat they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately. 

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Colosseum (south of Miriam Vale) – bushfire as at 10.25am Sun 8 Dec

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) crews remain on scene at a bushfire burning in an accessible area near Forestry Road, between the Bruce Highway and Bulburin National Park. Crews are monitoring and patrolling the area and working to strengthen containment lines. This fire is posing no threat to property at this time. Nearby residents may be affected by smoke throughout the coming days and are asked to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, keep their medications close by. Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions. If residents are concerned their property is under threat, they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately. 

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Colosseum (south of Miriam Vale) – bushfire as at 8am Sun 8 Dec

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) crews remain on scene at a bushfire burning near Forestry Road, between the Bruce Highway and Bulburin National Park. Crews are working to contain the blaze and undertake backburning operations. Aircraft will also be working in the area. This fire is posing no threat to property at this time. Nearby residents may be affected by smoke throughout the coming days and are asked to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, keep their medications close by. Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions. If residents are concerned their property is under threat, they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately. 

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Colosseum - bushfire as at 9.20am Thurs 5 Dec

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) crews remain on scene at a bushfire burning near Forestry Road, between the Bruce Highway and Bulburin National Park. Crews are currently working to contain the blaze and will undertake backburning operations throughout the day. Aircraft will also be working in the area. This fire is posing no threat to property at this time. Nearby residents may be affected by smoke throughout the coming days and are asked to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, keep their medications close by. Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions. If residents are concerned their property is under threat, they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately. 

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Colosseum - bushfire as at 6pm Wed 4 Dec

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) crews remain on scene at a bushfire burning near Forestry Road, between the Bruce Highway and Bulburin National Park. Crews are currently working to contain the blaze and will monitor and patrol overnight. This fire is posing no threat to property at this time. Nearby residents may be affected by smoke throughout the coming days and are asked to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, keep their medications close by. Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions. If residents are concerned their property is under threat, they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately. 

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STAY INFORMED: Colosseum bushfire as at 10.20am Wed 4 Dec

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Colosseum.

You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes.

Currently as at 10.20am Wednesday 4 December, a slow-moving bushfire is continuing to burn in a northerly direction near Forestry Road, between the Bruce Highway and Bulburin National Park. 
 
QFES and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) crews are working to contain the blaze and will continue to monitor the area over the coming days. Waterbombing operations will occur throughout the day. 

The Bulburin National Park 4WD track from Blackman’s Gap Road to Granite Creek Road is closed to all traffic. 
 
People in the area will be affected by smoke, which will reduce visibility and air quality. Motorists travelling along the Bruce Highway should drive with caution and to conditions. 
 
Properties are not under direct threat at this time. Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you or your property is under threat.

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:
Listen to your local radio station or visit the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website for regular updates.
If you have a bushfire survival plan, refer to it now and be ready to follow it.
If you do not have a bushfire survival plan, or if your plan is to leave, identify where you will go if the situation changes.
Close windows and doors to minimise smoke exposure.
If you suffer from a respiratory condition, keep your medication close by.
Drive with caution in low visibility conditions.
Contact your neighbours to see if they need help preparing for the bushfire.
Consider finding your essential items (e.g., identification documents, prescription medication, food and water, and protective clothing such as a long-sleeved cotton shirt and trousers, and boots) in case you need to leave.
Consider what you will do to protect your pets and livestock.
Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
Advise family and friends of your intended actions if the situation changes.

KEEP UP TO DATE BY:
Following QFES on Facebook (@QldFireandEmergencyServices) and Twitter (@QldFES)
Staying tuned to your local radio station. Find your local ABC radio station at https://radio.abc.net.au/help/offline and your local commercial radio station at http://www.commercialradio.com.au/find-a-station/queensland;
Visiting the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website at www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/map

FURTHER INFORMATION:
For bushfire preparation tips, visit the RFS website: www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/BushFire_Safety
For information about road closures, call 13 19 40 or visit www.qldtraffic.qld.gov.au

The next update will be provided when the situation changes.

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STAY INFORMED: Colosseum bushfire as at 6.15pm Tues 3 Dec

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Colosseum.

You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes.

Currently as at 6.15pm Tuesday 3 December, a slow-moving bushfire is continuing to burn in a northerly direction near Forestry Road, between the Bruce Highway and Bulburin National Park. 
 
Firefighters are working to contain the blaze and will continue to monitor the area over the coming days.

The Bulburin National Park 4WD track from Blackman’s Gap Road to Granite Creek Road is closed to all traffic. 
 
People in the area will be affected by smoke, which will reduce visibility and air quality. Motorists travelling along the Bruce Highway should drive with caution and to conditions. 
 
Properties are not under direct threat at this time. Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you or your property is under threat.

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:
Listen to your local radio station or visit the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website for regular updates.
If you have a bushfire survival plan, refer to it now and be ready to follow it.
If you do not have a bushfire survival plan, or if your plan is to leave, identify where you will go if the situation changes.
Close windows and doors to minimise smoke exposure.
If you suffer from a respiratory condition, keep your medication close by.
Drive with caution in low visibility conditions.
Contact your neighbours to see if they need help preparing for the bushfire.
Consider finding your essential items (e.g., identification documents, prescription medication, food and water, and protective clothing such as a long-sleeved cotton shirt and trousers, and boots) in case you need to leave.
Consider what you will do to protect your pets and livestock.
Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
Advise family and friends of your intended actions if the situation changes.

KEEP UP TO DATE BY:
Following QFES on Facebook (@QldFireandEmergencyServices) and Twitter (@QldFES)
Staying tuned to your local radio station. Find your local ABC radio station at https://radio.abc.net.au/help/offline and your local commercial radio station at http://www.commercialradio.com.au/find-a-station/queensland;
Visiting the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website at www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/map

FURTHER INFORMATION:
For bushfire preparation tips, visit the RFS website: www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/BushFire_Safety
For information about road closures, call 13 19 40 or visit www.qldtraffic.qld.gov.au

The next update will be provided when the situation changes.

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STAY INFORMED: Colosseum bushfire as at 10.30am Tues 3 Dec

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE
 
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Colosseum. 
 
You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes.
 
Currently as at 10.30am Tuesday 3 December, a slow-moving bushfire is burning in a northerly direction near Forestry Road, between the Bruce Highway and Bulburin National Park. 
 
Firefighters are continuing to contain the blaze by conducting backburning operations and water-bombing throughout the day. Crews will continue to monitor.

The Bulburin National Park 4WD track from Blackman’s Gap Road to Granite Creek Road is closed to all traffic. 
 
People in the area will be affected by smoke, which will reduce visibility and air quality. Motorists travelling along the Bruce Highway should drive to conditions and with caution. 
 
Properties are not under direct threat at this time. Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you or your property is under threat.
 
WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:
• Listen to your local radio station or visit the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website for regular updates.
• If you have a bushfire survival plan, refer to it now and be ready to follow it.
• If you do not have a bushfire survival plan, or if your plan is to leave, identify where you will go if the situation changes.
• Close windows and doors to minimise smoke exposure.
• If you suffer from a respiratory condition, keep your medication close by.
• Drive with caution in low visibility conditions.
• Contact your neighbours to see if they need help preparing for the bushfire.
• Consider finding your essential items (e.g., identification documents, prescription medication, food and water, and protective clothing such as a long-sleeved cotton shirt and trousers, and boots) in case you need to leave.
• Consider what you will do to protect your pets and livestock.
• Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
• Advise family and friends of your intended actions if the situation changes.
 
KEEP UP TO DATE BY:
• Following QFES on Facebook (@QldFireandEmergencyServices) and Twitter (@QldFES)
• Staying tuned to your local radio station. Find your local ABC radio station at https://radio.abc.net.au/help/offline and your local commercial radio station at http://www.commercialradio.com.au/find-a-station/queensland;
• Visiting the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website at www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/map
 
FURTHER INFORMATION:
• For bushfire preparation tips, visit the RFS website: www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/BushFire_Safety
• For information about road closures, call 13 19 40 or visit www.qldtraffic.qld.gov.au
 
The next update will be provided when the situation changes.

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STAY INFORMED: Colosseum bushfire as at 5.50pm Mon 2 Dec

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE
 
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Colosseum. 
 
You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes.
 
Currently as at 5.50pm Monday 2 December, a bushfire is burning in a northerly direction near Forestry Road, between the Bruce Highway and Bulburin National Park. 
 
Firefighters are working to contain the blaze by conducting backburning operations overnight and crews will continue to monitor. 
 
People in the area will be affected by smoke, which will reduce visibility and air quality. Motorists travelling along the Bruce Highway should drive to conditions and with caution. 
 
Properties are not under direct threat at this time. Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you or your property is under threat.
 
WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:
Listen to your local radio station or visit the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website for regular updates.
If you have a bushfire survival plan, refer to it now and be ready to follow it.
If you do not have a bushfire survival plan, or if your plan is to leave, identify where you will go if the situation changes.
Close windows and doors to minimise smoke exposure.
If you suffer from a respiratory condition, keep your medication close by.
Drive with caution in low visibility conditions.
Contact your neighbours to see if they need help preparing for the bushfire.
Consider finding your essential items (e.g., identification documents, prescription medication, food and water, and protective clothing such as a long-sleeved cotton shirt and trousers, and boots) in case you need to leave.
Consider what you will do to protect your pets and livestock.
Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
Advise family and friends of your intended actions if the situation changes.
 
KEEP UP TO DATE BY:
Following QFES on Facebook (@QldFireandEmergencyServices) and Twitter (@QldFES)
Staying tuned to your local radio station. Find your local ABC radio station at https://radio.abc.net.au/help/offline and your local commercial radio station at http://www.commercialradio.com.au/find-a-station/queensland;
Visiting the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website at www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/map
 
FURTHER INFORMATION:
For bushfire preparation tips, visit the RFS website: www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/BushFire_Safety
For information about road closures, call 13 19 40 or visit www.qldtraffic.qld.gov.au
 
The next update will be provided when the situation changes.

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Colosseum – bushfire as at 1.05pm Mon 2 Dec

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) crews are on scene at a bushfire burning near Forestry Road, between the Bruce Highway and Bulburin National Park. Firefighters are working to contain the blaze and will continue to monitor throughout the day. This fire is posing no threat to property at this time. Smoke is affecting the surrounding area, including the Bruce Highway. Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions. Residents affected by smoke are asked to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, keep medications close by. If residents are concerned their property is under threat, they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately. 

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Colosseum – bushfire as at 3.15pm Sat 30 Nov 

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) crews are on scene at a bushfire is burning near Forestry Road, between the Bruce Highway and Bulburin National Park. Firefighters are working to contain the blaze and will continue to monitor throughout the day. This fire is posing no threat to property at this time. Nearby residents may be affected by smoke and are asked to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, keep medications close by. Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions. If residents are concerned their property is under threat, they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately. 

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Colosseum – bushfire as at 8.30am Sat 30 Nov 

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are on scene at a bushfire is burning near McAuliffe Road and Forestry Road, between the Bruce Highway and Bulburin National Park. Firefighters are working to contain the blaze and will continue to monitor throughout the day. This fire is posing no threat to property at this time. Nearby residents may be affected by smoke and are asked to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, keep medications close by. Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions. If residents are concerned their property is under threat, they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately. 

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STAY INFORMED: Colosseum bushfire as at 4.50pm Fri 29 Nov

Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Colosseum.

You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes.

Currently as at 4.50pm Friday 29 November, a bushfire is burning near McAuliffe Road and Forestry Road, between the Bruce Highway and Bulburin National Park.

QFES and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) crews will be working in the area overnight strengthening containment lines and conducting backburning operations.

People in the area will be affected by smoke, which will reduce visibility and air quality.

Properties are not under direct threat at this time. Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if you believe you or your property is under threat.

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:
Listen to your local radio station or visit the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website for regular updates.
If you have a bushfire survival plan, refer to it now and be ready to follow it.
If you do not have a bushfire survival plan, or if your plan is to leave, identify where you will go if the situation changes.
Close windows and doors to minimise smoke exposure.
If you suffer from a respiratory condition, keep your medication close by.
Drive with caution in low visibility conditions.
Contact your neighbours to see if they need help preparing for the bushfire.
Consider finding your essential items (e.g., identification documents, prescription medication, food and water, and protective clothing such as a long-sleeved cotton shirt and trousers, and boots) in case you need to leave.
Consider what you will do to protect your pets and livestock.
Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
Advise family and friends of your intended actions if the situation changes.

KEEP UP TO DATE BY:
Following QFES on Facebook (@QldFireandEmergencyServices) and Twitter (@QldFES)
Staying tuned to your local radio station. Find your local ABC radio station at https://radio.abc.net.au/help/offline and your local commercial radio station at http://www.commercialradio.com.au/find-a-station/queensland;
Visiting the Rural Fire Service (RFS) website at www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/map

FURTHER INFORMATION:
For bushfire preparation tips, visit the RFS website: www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/BushFire_Safety
For information about road closures, call 13 19 40 or visit www.qldtraffic.qld.gov.au

The next update will be provided when the situation changes.

 
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Colosseum – vegetation fire as at 1.30pm Fri 29 Nov

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews remain on scene at a vegetation fire burning on the eastern side of the Bulburin National Park. It is burning in an inaccessible area and is posing no threat to property at this time. QFES and Queensland Park and Wildlife Service (QPWS) crews are working to contain the blaze and nearby residents may be affected by smoke. If affected, residents are asked to close windows and doors. Those suffering from a respiratory condition are advised to keep their medications close by. Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions. If residents are concerned their property is under threat they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately.

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Colosseum – vegetation fire as at 3.30pm Wed 27 Nov

Multiple Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are on scene at a vegetation fire burning on the eastern side of the Bulburin National Park. It is burning in inaccessible land and is posing no threat to property at this time. QFES and Queensland Park and Wildlife Services crews are working to contain the blaze. Nearby residents may be affected by smoke throughout the coming days and are asked to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, keep medications close by. Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions. If residents are concerned their property is under threat, they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately.
 
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Colosseum – vegetation fire as at 3.40pm Mon 25 Nov 

Multiple Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are on scene at a vegetation fire burning between McAuliffe Road and the Bruce Highway. This fire broke out earlier today and is posing no threat to property at this time. Firefighters are working to control the blaze. Nearby residents may be affected by smoke throughout the coming days and are asked to close windows and doors and if suffering from a respiratory condition, keep medications close by. Motorists should drive with caution and to conditions. If residents are concerned their property is under threat, they are advised to call Triple Zero (000) immediately.