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The Rural Fire Service Queensland (RFSQ) provides fire services to rural, semi-rural and some urban fringe areas - 93% of Queensland.

It ranks include about 35,000 volunteers and 2400 fire wardens. RFSQ volunteers and paid support staff fight fires, assist the community with hazard reduction burns and help the community prepare for fire season..

RFSQ also manages a network of fire wardens who issue permits to burn. ruralfire.qld.gov.au

Rural Fire  

  • Wednesday, 2 December 2020 2:30 PM 

    Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are currently on scene at a bushfire burning in inaccessible country near Ubobo, Boyne Valley. This fire is posing no threat to property at this time.

     

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  • Wednesday, 2 December 2020 2:10 PM Bushfire warning level: WATCH AND ACT

    Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire near the Kingfisher Bay Resort and Village on K’gari (Fraser Island) and conditions could get worse.

    There is a separate warning for residents on K'gari (Fraser Island). Residents should refer to this warning for further information.
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  • Wednesday, 2 December 2020 2:10 PM 

    Bushfire warning level: ADVICE

    Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) are managing a bushfire on K’gari (Fraser Island).

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

    There is a separate warning for Kingfisher Bay Resort and Village – people at the village should refer to this warning.

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  • Wednesday, 2 December 2020 2:00 PM 

    Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are currently on scene at a bushfire burning in the vicinity of Honeyfarm Road, Rainforest Drive and Kawana Way Link Road, Meridan Plains. This fire is posing no threat to property at this time. 

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  • Wednesday, 2 December 2020 10:05 AM **Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are no longer required at this incident.** Read More >>

  • Wednesday, 2 December 2020 6:00 AM Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) is marshalling its suite of firefighting resources as the state grapples with a stretch of heightened fire conditions. 

    QFES Commissioner Greg Leach said firefighters were prepared to deal with the likelihood of increased fire activity affecting most of Queensland this week. 
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  • Tuesday, 1 December 2020 12:48 PM Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) has extended a local fire ban for South Eastern Region residents. 

    The local fire ban will be extended until 11.59pm Monday 7 December for residents in the Logan, Scenic Rim, Ipswich, Lockyer Valley, Somerset and Gold Coast local government areas. 
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  • Tuesday, 1 December 2020 9:00 AM Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are patrolling a bushfire burning near Winkler Road, Nundubbermere. This fire is posing no threat to property at this time. Read More >>

  • Monday, 30 November 2020 6:20 PM 

    Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are monitoring a bushfire burning in inaccessible land to the south of Gormleys Road and west of Yakapari Seaforth Road, Mount Jukes. Firefighters have contained the blaze. The fire is posing no threat to property at this time. 

    Read More >>

  • Monday, 30 November 2020 4:30 PM 

    Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) has extended a local fire ban for Whitsunday local government area residents. 

    The local fire ban will be extended until 11.59pm Monday 14 December. 

    Read More >>

  • Monday, 30 November 2020 4:20 PM 

    Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) has imposed a local fire ban for North Coast region residents.

    The local fire ban will be in place from 11.55pm Monday, 30 November for residents in the Bundaberg, Fraser Coast, North Burnett, South Burnett, Cherbourg, Gympie, Noosa and Sunshine Coast areas.

    Read More >>

  • Monday, 30 November 2020 12:20 PM 

    **Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are no longer required on scene at this incident.**

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  • Sunday, 29 November 2020 9:00 AM 

    Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service crews are on scene at a bushfire burning in the Pinnacles National Park. This fire is currently posing no threat to property.

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  • Sunday, 29 November 2020 5:40 AM The QFES Commissioner will be visiting the Rainbow Beach Incident Control Centre at 11.30am today, and will provide media an update on the K’gari (Fraser Island) bushfire and current operations.  Read More >>

  • Saturday, 28 November 2020 5:30 PM Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are monitoring a bushfire burning near Arnolds Road and Bisley Road, Tara. The fire is currently posing no threat to property. Firefighters have contained the blaze and will continue to patrol the site. Read More >>

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