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Tue 21 Aug 2018

Fire jumps road and is impacting properties

Fire jumps road and is impacting properties

FIRE is burning in mostly highly-vegetated area consisting of both hardwood plantations and open country.

Three dead in fuel tanker, car crash north of Bowen

Three dead in fuel tanker, car crash north of Bowen

Emergency services are on scene on the Bruce Highway

Baconfest causing a booking fest

Baconfest causing a booking fest

Kingaroy is anticipating a huge influx of tourists and bacon-loving locals for the inaugural Baconfest this weekend.

Crikey! 4m croc spotted near kids on Fitzroy River

Crikey! 4m croc spotted near kids on Fitzroy River

Rocky fisherman almost has a close encounter with croc.

Man survives deadly stonefish sting

Man survives deadly stonefish sting

The 50-year-old's blood pressure hit a terrifying 198 over 116

Property destroyed in Ballogie fire

Property destroyed in Ballogie fire

CREWS are en route to a grass fire burning in Ballogie.

Flight scam you don’t want to fall for

Flight scam you don’t want to fall for

BACK from overseas and with a bad case of post-holiday blues, it was the kind of email I wanted to be real. These were the warning signs it wasn’t.

Mon 20 Aug 2018

Cattle truck crash cleanup expected to last into the night

Cattle truck crash cleanup expected to last into the night

A TRUCK has rolled at the top of the Toowoomba Range causing chaos for peak hour motorists.

Neo-Nazi group put swastika stickers up around Toowoomba

Neo-Nazi group put swastika stickers up around Toowoomba

A Neo-Nazi hate group has again placed stickers containing a Nazi swastika around Toowoomba landmarks.

Fire crews are protecting properties from fire

Fire crews are protecting properties from fire

WATCH and Act levels have been enacted for three "angry" fires across the Northern Rivers this afternoon.

TOTAL SURRENDER: Desperate Turnbull’s humiliating backflip

TOTAL SURRENDER: Desperate Turnbull’s humiliating backflip

MALCOLM Turnbull has dumped the carbon emissions reduction target from his National Energy Guarantee (NEG) policy as his party threatens to revolt.

SUGAR MILL FIRE: Three levels engulfed in fuel blaze

SUGAR MILL FIRE: Three levels engulfed in fuel blaze

A DIESEL fire has ripped through parts of the Maryborough Sugar Factory overnight.

UPDATE: Boy seriously injured in farm forklift accident

UPDATE: Boy seriously injured in farm forklift accident

THE victim of a farming accident involving a forklift was a boy not a man as first thought, a Queensland Ambulance Service spokesman has confirmed.

Sun 19 Aug 2018

717 fires across Queensland in past five days

717 fires across Queensland in past five days

Queensland records 1000 fires in first 19 days of this fire season

Man charged over nine Kingaroy fires

Man charged over nine Kingaroy fires

It will be alleged that between August 3 and August 18, nine fires were lit on vacant land in Oasis Drive.

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