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Firefighters save home as seven vehicles destroyed in blaze

Premium Content Firefighters save home as seven vehicles destroyed in blaze

Crews save a home under threat, as nearby cars were fully engulfed in a blaze

One taken to hospital, ute damaged after rollover

Premium Content One taken to hospital, ute damaged after rollover

Paramedics report the person was in a stable condition.

High-vis volunteer heroes recognised for service

Premium Content High-vis volunteer heroes recognised for service

FULL LIST: Meet the volunteers in orange protecting you and your home

High-vis heroes recognised for volunteer service

Premium Content High-vis heroes recognised for volunteer service

MEET YOUR HEROES: Central Queensland volunteer army celebrated for SES Week

Crews quickly contain grass fire on private property

Premium Content Crews quickly contain grass fire on private property

Multiple crews are working to blacken down the scene.

Volunteer army cut in half as 8 brigades dissolved

Premium Content Volunteer army cut in half as 8 brigades dissolved

State Emergency Service membership has dropped by more than 50 per cent in the past...

Suite of upgrades part of sleek new $800K fire appliance

Premium Content Suite of upgrades part of sleek new $800K fire appliance

State-of-the-art firefighting equipment lands in Airlie Beach to help keep...

Firey burdened by ‘horrific scenes’ finds solace in art

Premium Content Firey burdened by ‘horrific scenes’ finds solace in art

Turning scrap metal into “loveable artworks” has relieved hero

Young hikers saved after falling down waterfall

Premium Content Young hikers saved after falling down waterfall

A Mackay rescue crew helped save two injured hikers trapped at a popular...

Prepare for bushfire season before it’s too late

Premium Content Prepare for bushfire season before it’s too late

It's time for all to prepare their properties for bushfire season

Isolations sparks proactive approach to fire season

Premium Content Isolations sparks proactive approach to fire season

Bored residents have the chance to get a head start on the fire season by tackling...

QFES urge to get head start on fire season

Premium Content QFES urge to get head start on fire season

QFES are urging people to make the most of their time while at home and get a head...

‘Skeleton crews’ to defend communities from blazes

Premium Content ‘Skeleton crews’ to defend communities from blazes

More than 70 senior Mackay firefighters have been barred from the front lines due...

Former firey helps kids, protects house with garden hose

Premium Content Former firey helps kids, protects house with garden hose

A former volunteer firefighter sprung into action when a house fire broke out in...

Search for missing woman near Mackay enters second day

Search for missing woman near Mackay enters second day

Residents asked to search properties, and motorists report sightings

Blue card petition sparks political firefight

Premium Content Blue card petition sparks political firefight

A Kuttabul firefighter prepares for a political firestorm as his blue card petition...

Auxilliary fireys honoured for service and dedication

Premium Content Auxilliary fireys honoured for service and dedication

Based in Proserpine, the four medal recipients have more than 80 years of...

Hero's welcome home for our returned firefighters

Premium Content Hero's welcome home for our returned firefighters

Bittersweet moment as firefighters return from NSW inferno. ‘It just about brings a...

Brigades battle for survival over blue card fight

Premium Content Brigades battle for survival over blue card fight

Most Mackay region volunteer fireys have not applied for a blue card

‘There was no way of salvaging it’: Coke works gutted

Premium Content ‘There was no way of salvaging it’: Coke works gutted

Police are on scene after the building was destroyed overnight.

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