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LEAVE NOW| Lowmead Fire

LEAVE NOW: Lowmead bushfire as at 4.15pm Mon 9 Sep 9th September 2019 4:15 PM The previous bushfire warning has changed. Bushfire warning level: WATCH AND ACT Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Lowmead and conditions are getting worse.Follow your bushfire survival plan now. If you do not...

POLICE | Please Report Suspicious Fires

Police and Firefighters are working together in a bid to identify cases of arson attacks.   QPS are encouraging all members of the community to report any suspicious activity in areas where bush fires have started. Police will openly investigate high priority landscape fires of a suspicious nature to bring offenders to justice and...

65 Blazes Alight Across Queensland

There are currently around 65 fires burning across the state. 97 properties have been assessed, 47 have been reported as damaged or destroyed according to Acting Premier Jackie Trad.   One structure has been completely destroyed.   One fire has been confirmed as having been deliberately lit.  That is the fire at Pimpama.  Police said...

REMINDER | Aircraft And Drones Not Permitted Over Bushfires

Aircraft and drone operators are being reminded that these craft are not permitted over bushfire affected areas in Queensland.   QFES is reminding all aircraft operators of the NOTAM, a written notification issued to pilots before a flight, advising them of circumstances relating to the state of flying, in place nationwide over...

Upgrades To Yeppoon Sewage Treatment Plant Complete

Upgrades to the Yeppoon Sewage Treatment Plant are complete. $5 million in funding came from the Queensland Government’s Building Our Regions programme. Member for Keppel Brittany Lauga, Mayor Bill Ludwig, and Downer Water Services General Manager for New South Wales and Victoria, Manish Pancholi, will check out the facility on Tuesday.  

Grass Fire Still Burning West Of Gladstone

  UPDATE | A grass fire is still burning at Yarwun, west of Gladstone. Firefighters are off Reid Road. The fire is now contained and there is no threat to property at this time. Firefighters will continue to monitor the area. Smoke is affecting the surrounding area. Residents should close windows and doors, and keep respiratory medications...
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