rural fire service

40C+: Emergency services warn of CQ heatwave’s dangers

Premium Content 40C+: Emergency services warn of CQ heatwave’s dangers

The Central Queensland sun is burning hotter than usual at this time of year.

Fighting fires becomes a family affair for the Rowes

Premium Content Fighting fires becomes a family affair for the Rowes

Shortly after the devastating 2019-20 bushfire season, the Rowe family decided it...

How dad-of-five tried to get off drink driving charge

Premium Content How dad-of-five tried to get off drink driving charge

A paralegal and ex-RFS vollie is now facing his 108th fraud charge

Only getting worse: Firefighters prepare for hellish time

Premium Content Only getting worse: Firefighters prepare for hellish time

Rural fire area director Peter Roberts says crews are preparing for a dangerous...

Why RFS crew suspected alleged firebug in their ranks

Premium Content Why RFS crew suspected alleged firebug in their ranks

A teenage firefighter is accused of lighting nine fires

5 trucks, 20 firefighters battle blaze off highway

5 trucks, 20 firefighters battle blaze off highway

The crews faced hot and windy conditions.

Pollie puts hand up to join CQ’s rural fireys

Premium Content Pollie puts hand up to join CQ’s rural fireys

The fire season has kicked off for another year and CQ’s fireys are being bolstered...

MORE DETAILS: Strike force set up after fatal house fire

Premium Content MORE DETAILS: Strike force set up after fatal house fire

Human remains found are believed to be those of the occupant

Reality TV star’s donation gives tablets to rural fireys

Premium Content Reality TV star’s donation gives tablets to rural fireys

Kylie Jenner has donated $200,000 to roll out bushfire mapping tablets to our rural...

Syndicate targets firefighter utes in alleged rebirth ‘scam’

Premium Content Syndicate targets firefighter utes in alleged rebirth ‘scam’

Arrests after fire trucks and boats were seized in a rebirthing scam

Promise: We will get CQ’s rural fireys new sheds

Premium Content Promise: We will get CQ’s rural fireys new sheds

In the battle for your vote, one political party is promising to buy new sheds for...

Volunteer army wakes up after three-year hibernation

Premium Content Volunteer army wakes up after three-year hibernation

The coastal town was left without State Emergency Service group for three years...

‘Cheap labour’: Rural fireys expose bitter rift

Premium Content ‘Cheap labour’: Rural fireys expose bitter rift

Rural fireys accuse QFES of using them as ‘cheap labour’

Residents asked to prepare before bushfire conditions worsen

Premium Content Residents asked to prepare before bushfire conditions worsen

Fire crews have responded to several bushfires over recent weeks.

Rural Fireys without Blue Cards now allowed to fight fires

Premium Content Rural Fireys without Blue Cards now allowed to fight fires

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the government to back down on their plan to...

One-in-three volunteer fireys kicked out

Premium Content One-in-three volunteer fireys kicked out

Blue card fiasco for Rural Fire Service

WATCH: Troy Cassar-Daley’s surprise serenade

Premium Content WATCH: Troy Cassar-Daley’s surprise serenade

Troy Cassar-Daley makes a surprise visit to say thank you to the men and women on...

Devastating reason behind artist’s latest piece of work

Premium Content Devastating reason behind artist’s latest piece of work

A confronting experience has inspired one CQ artist to create a piece of work in...

The real unsung heroes of fire fighting effort

Premium Content The real unsung heroes of fire fighting effort

"It's like being a single parent a lot of the time."

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