rural fire service

Fire lighter learns the hard way why a permit is important

premium_icon Fire lighter learns the hard way why a permit is important

Landowner may be fined from RFS for lighting a fire without a permit

Man accused of fire appeared 'very intoxicated', court hears

premium_icon Man accused of fire appeared 'very intoxicated', court hears

The Tabulam man, 52, has denied any involvement in the serious fire

Fire-affected residents told to prepare now for Cyclone Oma

premium_icon Fire-affected residents told to prepare now for Cyclone Oma

Firefighters continue work ahead of potential cyclonic winds

RFS hoping cool change will bring relief

premium_icon RFS hoping cool change will bring relief

Homes among 4500 ha have gone up in flames

Arrest expected over devastating Tabulam blaze

premium_icon Arrest expected over devastating Tabulam blaze

Police closing in on Tabulam fire starter

Governor thanks hero fireys for their bravery

premium_icon Governor thanks hero fireys for their bravery

The hard work of firefighters was thanked by Queensland Governor.

Fire danger rises as heat hits Darling Downs region

Fire danger rises as heat hits Darling Downs region

Heatwave conditions drive up fire risk in Darling Downs region

REAL HEROES: Gympie's 900 rural firies 'help their mates'

premium_icon REAL HEROES: Gympie's 900 rural firies 'help their mates'

"They are hot, hard and long hours on the job.”

Interstate crews help monitor massive blaze near Ipswich

premium_icon Interstate crews help monitor massive blaze near Ipswich

It is showing no signs of going out any time soon

Bushfire risks shuts school as firefighters return to front

Bushfire risks shuts school as firefighters return to front

Safety concerns shut school as Rural Fire Service crews battle on

Suspicious fire in Ballina cafe

Suspicious fire in Ballina cafe

Police believe the blaze was intentionally lit

Mum's 'terrible' ordeal: Baby in hospital, home destroyed

Mum's 'terrible' ordeal: Baby in hospital, home destroyed

The Lennox Head community is rallying to help residents after fire

Rural Fire Service ‘abandoned’ driver in speed case

premium_icon Rural Fire Service ‘abandoned’ driver in speed case

It two years and $74K for a RFS volunteer to overturn a conviction.

House burned while fire trucks sat idle

House burned while fire trucks sat idle

Turf war between fire agencies has "left the community to suffer"

Very high fire danger warning for Darling Downs

Very high fire danger warning for Darling Downs

Hot temps, low humidity driving up fire risk this weekend

Driver has possible broken jaw after high speed crash

Driver has possible broken jaw after high speed crash

Two vehicles collide, closing road

Energy Queensland grant helps fire brigades go green

premium_icon Energy Queensland grant helps fire brigades go green

Funding improves efficiency for volunteer-run Rural Fire Service

VIDEO: Extent of juvenile justice centre blaze revealed

premium_icon VIDEO: Extent of juvenile justice centre blaze revealed

VIDEO: blaze at South Grafton correctional centre

Water-bombing helicopter crashes, killing the pilot

Water-bombing helicopter crashes, killing the pilot

The solo pilot has been confirmed dead.

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