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Bushfire safety ‘highest priority’ after horror season

Premium Content Bushfire safety ‘highest priority’ after horror season

A strike team of rural fire fighters will be in the Burnett this week to educate...

Humble hero hopes Citizen of Year win inspires others

Premium Content Humble hero hopes Citizen of Year win inspires others

‘I do it for the community, I don’t do it for the accolades,’ the winner said. Read...

Rural fire chief all smiles as rain drops danger levels

Premium Content Rural fire chief all smiles as rain drops danger levels

Fire Service Acting Inspector John Welke has a big reason to smile

Fire ban extended amid fiery summer of bush fires

Premium Content Fire ban extended amid fiery summer of bush fires

RFS has extended the ban across the South Burnett and Cherbourg.

Q and A: RFS worker reveals new law he wants to enforce

Premium Content Q and A: RFS worker reveals new law he wants to enforce

This week we hear from David Sewell from the Rural Fire Service Queensland.

Fireys reject ‘dash for cash’ to protect their culture

Premium Content Fireys reject ‘dash for cash’ to protect their culture

‘I don’t work for the government, I work for my community’.

Help our Rural Fireys: Push for volunteers to get paid leave

Premium Content Help our Rural Fireys: Push for volunteers to get paid leave

Rural Firefighter volunteers need financial help to save people.

LOOKING BACK: ‘Even the dust in the air was exploding’

Premium Content LOOKING BACK: ‘Even the dust in the air was exploding’

With nothing else to give – and not knowing if they had a home – volunteers fed a...

Fireys in attendance before season flares up

Fireys in attendance before season flares up

Locals urged to apply for permits as fire season looms.

North and South Burnett announced bushfire hotspots

North and South Burnett announced bushfire hotspots

The Burnett rose five places within two years on the hotspot list.

Brigades urged to fire up for share of $50,000

Brigades urged to fire up for share of $50,000

Volunteer-based fire brigades can share in $50,000 for equipment

101-year-old former fireman thrilled with new station

101-year-old former fireman thrilled with new station

Dave remembers fire service being established

Ten tips from the experts get you back to nature in safety

Ten tips from the experts get you back to nature in safety

Campers urged to get back to nature in safety

Firefighters battle bushfire at Bundy national park

Firefighters battle bushfire at Bundy national park

There are 14 fire crews working to contain the fire

Firefighters need a proper compensation plan, says expert

Firefighters need a proper compensation plan, says expert

Firefighters need a proper compensation plan, says expert

Hard work gives firies upper hand in bushfire battles

Hard work gives firies upper hand in bushfire battles

State Emergency Service volunteers get involved

Rural fire trucks to stay yellow

Rural fire trucks to stay yellow

Rural fire trucks in Queensland will keep their yellow coat of paint

Rural firefighters and communities at risk, warn critics

Rural firefighters and communities at risk, warn critics

Keelty Review criticised for sacrificing critical local knowledge