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Trailblazing female firefighter lands top job in Far North

premium_icon Trailblazing female firefighter lands top job in Far North

Michelle Young named Far North Assistant Commissioner

Fond farewell to a homegrown firefighting legend

premium_icon Fond farewell to a homegrown firefighting legend

THIS firefighter’s career has come full circle, but now it’s about to start a new...

Stranded motorist rescued from car stuck in floodwater

premium_icon Stranded motorist rescued from car stuck in floodwater

Fourth swiftwater rescue operation under way

UPDATE: Reports animals were inside home

premium_icon UPDATE: Reports animals were inside home

Reports of animals in the home which had been destroyed by fire

Teen's leg amputated to save life after farming horror

premium_icon Teen's leg amputated to save life after farming horror

“I didn’t want to believe it, so I just kept fighting and fighting."

Firey’s compo explained: What you can and can’t claim

premium_icon Firey’s compo explained: What you can and can’t claim

Confusion surrounded the requirements for volunteers to qualify for compensation...

'No items could be salvaged': Detective speaks after blaze

premium_icon 'No items could be salvaged': Detective speaks after blaze

Stores building at Proserpine Mill severely damaged by fire

IN PICTURES: Refilling water bombers at Bundy airport

premium_icon IN PICTURES: Refilling water bombers at Bundy airport

Photographer captures the process of reloading water bombers.

Whitsunday residence completely gutted by fire

premium_icon Whitsunday residence completely gutted by fire

Fire crews arrive to find property "significantly on fire”.

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

premium_icon 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...

PREPARE TO LEAVE: Lefthand Branch fire threatens properties

PREPARE TO LEAVE: Lefthand Branch fire threatens properties

Residents need to be ready to follow their bushfire survival plan

FIRE BLAZES ON: Rosenthal Heights fire still burning

FIRE BLAZES ON: Rosenthal Heights fire still burning

Smoke haze is expected for some time to come.

Smoke haze warning as crews keep watch over bushfires

Smoke haze warning as crews keep watch over bushfires

The fires are situated on the outskirts of Ipswich

STANTHORPE FIRE: Police declare emergency situation

STANTHORPE FIRE: Police declare emergency situation

The services were alerted to the fire about 3pm

STANTHORPE FIRE: Photos show extent of blaze

STANTHORPE FIRE: Photos show extent of blaze

As residents seek shelter, visuals show smoke choking the sky.

Waterbombing aircraft, crews fight 'fast-moving fire'

Waterbombing aircraft, crews fight 'fast-moving fire'

The fire is travelling in a northerly direction

UPDATE: Firefighters contain bushfire at Lowmead

UPDATE: Firefighters contain bushfire at Lowmead

Fire crews have contained a bushfire burning at Lowmead

Preparation under way

Preparation under way

Fire brigade are already taking extreme measures for bushfire season

"We'll ... start to see fires by the end of this month.”

"We'll ... start to see fires by the end of this month.”

Residents are urged to begin preparing their properties

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