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

LEAVE NOW UPDATED 5:40PM 13/11/19 | The warning for the Kinkuna Waters (part of Woodgate/Walkers Point Road fire) grass fire is Watch and Act.   Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Woodgate and conditions are getting worse. There is a separate warning current for residents in Woodgate/Walkers Point...

PSPA issued|| Woodgate Blaze

   Police have made an emergency declaration under the Public Safety Preservation Act due to a dangerous grass fire burning in Woodgate (Bundaberg). The exclusion zone is bound by Burrum River west of the Bruce Highway, Bruce Highway north to Goodwood Road, Goodwood Road to Elliot River. Residents within the exclusion zone are...

LEAVE NOW | Fire Sparks At Woodgate

LEAVE NOW UPDATED 1:50PM 13/11/19 | The warning for the Woodgate/Walkers Point Road (south of Bundaberg) grass fire is Watch and Act.   Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Woodgate and conditions are getting worse. There is a separate warning current for residents in Kinkuna Waters...

FIRE BRIEFING | More Than 50 Fires Burning Across Qld

(AAP Image/Dan Peled) More than 50 fires are burning across Queensland on Wednesday as emergency services crews and authorities brace for a rise in temperatures and wind gusts ahead of a cold front. Around 170 crews are on the ground where there are active bushfires. A Leave Immediately (Emergency Warning) alert has been...

STAY INFORMED | Fire Sparks At Woodgate

A bushfire has broken out at Woodgate. Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are on scene at a bushfire burning near Woppis Road and Woodgate Road. Crews are working to contain the fire, which is posing no threat to property at this time. Smoke may affect surrounding areas, including the intersection of...

PREPARE TO LEAVE | Fire Sparks At Woodgate

PREPARE TO LEAVE | The warning for the Woodgate bushfire has been lifted to Watch and Act.   Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Woodgate and conditions could get worse. You need to be ready to follow your bushfire survival plan. If you do not have a...

Fire Weather Warning Issued For Wide Bay

UPDATE | A Fire Weather Warning is current for the Darling Downs and Granite Belt, Wide Bay and Burnett and Southeast Coast forecast districts. Issued at 2:41 am EST on Wednesday 13 November 2019. Weather SituationHot, dry and gusty northwesterly winds ahead of a cold front moving acrosssouthern Queensland will push further eastwards, with dry...

Fire-Affected Producers Able To Apply For Assistance

Primary producers impacted by bushfires can apply for disaster recovery assistance. Minister for Agricultural Industry Development Mark Furner said when conditions and access improved, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) staff would conduct on-the-ground assessments to better understand the impacts of these severe bushfires. “This will determine what activation criteria is met...

Latest Fire Disaster Briefing - Air Quality Still A Concern

(AAP Image/Dan Peled) Emergency crews are keeping a close eye on the south east coast of Queensland as well as the Central Coast. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said "We are going to see some strong winds coming in tonight , ten times higher than what we are used to seeing, especially in that...

Police Officer Stood Down Over Claims Of Weapons Misuse

A Senior Constable has been stood down over allegations including 'weapon misuse'.   The 43-year-old is from the Central Region, which takes in the Sunshine Coast, Gympie, Maryborough, Bundaberg, Gladstone, Rockhampton and Mackay.   He has been stood down from official duty with the Queensland Police Service and has been tasked non-operational duties. The officer...

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