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Baffle Creek Vegetation Fire

UPDATED | Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are on scene at a vegetation fire burning near Coast Road, Baffle Creek. This fire broke out yesterday and is posing no threat to property at this time. The fire is now contained, however it is producing large amounts of smoke and firefighters...

Shed Catches Alight During Peak Of Storm - Close To 200 Without Power

A shed has caught alight in Mon Repos during the peak of the storm activity in the Bundaberg region. Bundaberg Regional Council was called in to assist, according to the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services.  An excavator was used to remove vegetation from the property as well.   A QFES spokesperson said it was...

STAY INFORMED | Sharon (Near Bundaberg) Bushfire

STAY INFORMED UPDATED 4:15PM 17/11/19 | The warning for the Sharon (near Bundaberg) bushfire has been elevated to Advice.   Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Sharon. You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes. Currently as at 4.15pm...

STAY INFORMED | Baffle Creek Vegetation Fire

STAY INFORMED UPDATED 4:10PM 17/11/19 | The warning for the Baffle Creek vegetation fire is Advice.   Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Baffle Creek. You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes. Currently as at 4.10pm Sunday 17 November...

Motorcyclist Killed, Bucca

A motorcyclist has been killed at Bucca. The 22-year-old man was riding a motorcycle on Smiths Crossing Road around 1:00PM on Saturday when he lost control and crashed. Emergency Services attended however the man was pronounced deceased at the scene. Investigations by the Forensic Crash Unit are continuing with officers appealing for anyone...

PREPARE TO LEAVE | Kinkuna Waters (Part of Woodgate/Walkers Point Road Fire)

PREPARE TO LEAVE UPDATED 8:15PM 16/11/19 | The warning for the Kinkuna Waters (part of Woodgate/Walkers Point Road fire) bushfire is Watch and Act.  Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Woodgate and conditions could get worse. There are separate warnings current for residents in Woodgate/Walkers Point Road and...

PREPARE TO LEAVE | Woodgate Blaze

PREPARE TO LEAVE UPDATED 8:10PM 16/11/19 | The warning for the Woodgate/Walkers Point Road (south of Bundaberg) bushfire is Watch and Act. Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Woodgate and conditions could get worse. There is a separate warning current for Kinkuna Waters and the surrounding areas....

Leg Up For Woodgate Residents Hard-Hit By Bushfires

Financial assistance and support services are now available to residents of Woodgate who have been directly affected by bushfires over recent days. Communities Minister Coralee O’Rourke said Woodgate, including Kinkuna Estate and Walkers Point, was one of several communities that had felt the wrath of bushfires over recent days. “There are people...

STAY INFORMED | Yerra (south-west of Maryborough) bushfire

STAY INFORMED UPDATED 1:24PM 16/11/19 | The warning for the Yerra (south-west of Maryborough) bushfire is Advice.   Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Yerra. You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes. Currently as at 1.20pm Saturday 16 November, a...

Pair Charged Over Carjacking

UPDATE | Two people have been charged after allegedly stealing a car in Pialba and driving it to the Sunshine Coast on Friday where it was involved in a dramatic crash.   At 10:00AM on Friday, a woman was by her car on Charlton Esplanade, when she was approached by a man and...

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