A memorial park in honour of two firefighters who died during the Black Summer bushfires is one step closer thanks to the...

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29th Sept. 2020 6:09 AM

A senior firefighter has been found guilty of sexually assaulting a female colleague after a Christmas party in 2016.

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30th July 2020 12:07 PM

Residents in a suburb on Brisbane’s southside have been advised to stay indoors, as thick smoke circulates the area from an...

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22nd May 2020 8:05 PM

A Sunshine Coast family has lost their home after it was gutted in a devastating house fire this afternoon.

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16th May 2020 2:05 PM

The pandemic had represented a challenge for emergency services

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08th May 2020 12:05 AM

More than 8000 Rural Fire Service volunteers will no longer be able to tackle blazes to save lives and homes after a...

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04th April 2020 4:04 PM

Dozens of firefighters have had their cancer claims approved under a new presumptive rights scheme.

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16th March 2020 10:03 AM

The bosses of bush fire brigades have been ordered to sack more than 8000 firefighters, as it’s revealed more than 40 per...

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15th March 2020 6:03 AM

The number of women training to become firefighters in Queensland has dwindled after the State Government introduced a new...

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06th March 2020 4:03 AM

The NSW Rural Fire Service Association has called for urgent state government funding to upgrade their ageing fleet of 3820...

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17th Feb. 2020 10:02 AM

When firefighters arrived at the Moorland house fire, they found a single storey home, 15 x 15m “well involved”.

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17th Feb. 2020 5:02 AM

RFS volunteer and Labor MP Hugh McDermott will pay tribute to fallen firefighters Andrew O’Dwyer and Geoff Keaton in NSW...

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04th Feb. 2020 10:02 AM

More than $3.5 million has been paid to over 1000 volunteer fireys and SES personnel involved in the bushfire crisis, with...

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02nd Feb. 2020 5:02 AM

Fireys could be battling blazes until after Easter as the bushfire crisis nears a grim date line — six continuous months of...

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02nd Feb. 2020 5:02 AM

The bodies of three US firefighters have been removed from the site of a tragic crash as investigators comb the wreckage...

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25th Jan. 2020 6:01 AM

The United States is mourning three American firefighters who died in a large air tanker crash in the Snowy Mountains...

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24th Jan. 2020 5:01 AM

Jason Truss says he was "shocked and angry" as he and his 15-year-old daughter watched their Sunshine Coast home go up in...

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22nd Jan. 2020 6:01 PM

Firefighters who stared down a 70m-high wall of flames amid “fire tornadoes” during the Peregian bushfire have spoken for...

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21st Jan. 2020 5:01 AM

When the CFA truck drove off, leaving us to fight alone, my heart sank, writes Daniel Cash. And then the fire arrived.

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20th Jan. 2020 5:01 PM

A council has announced plans for a flashy tickertape parade to honour fireys in the wake of the bushfires crisis. They’re...

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17th Jan. 2020 1:01 PM

Aussies want to do more than donate money to bushfire relief. Many are looking for ways to be on the front line - with a...

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10th Jan. 2020 10:01 AM

Controversial AFL great Sam Newman has gone public with a controversial theory on a new approach to combat Australia’s fire...

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10th Jan. 2020 5:01 AM

As celebrities pour millions of dollars into bushfire aid, the world’s youngest billionaire made a massive pledge directly...

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09th Jan. 2020 4:01 AM

Dozens have gathered near the Gold Coast today for charity tattoos, helping raise funds for firefighters and wildlife.

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08th Jan. 2020 10:01 AM

A convoy of Qld firefighters are flying to NSW to fight unprecedented bushfires that have already claimed the lives of 15...

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03rd Jan. 2020 5:01 PM

Residents and tourists in Victoria’s far east have been issued their strongest warning yet as fire closes in on conditions...

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29th Dec. 2019 2:12 PM

Fire crews are at the scene of a vegetation fire in Gundiah. Residents are being urged to keep their doors and windows...

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29th Dec. 2019 1:12 PM

Nobody could deny that our fireys have gone above and beyond this summer, but open the floodgates to pay one volunteer...

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29th Dec. 2019 11:12 AM

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has bowed to pressure and offered up payment to volunteer firefighters in NSW as...

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29th Dec. 2019 6:12 AM

It was our most dangerous bushfire day in our history: a 4000-firefighter army sent to battle 112 terrifying blazes they...

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22nd Dec. 2019 8:12 AM

An "enormous amount of fire" is still out of control across NSW and residents are coming to terms with the damage after a...

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22nd Dec. 2019 7:12 AM

FINDING a dead cow stuck in the mud after a 14-hour day fighting fires is Jason’s reality

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21st Dec. 2019 12:12 PM

Shock and despair has ripped through a tight-knit fire brigade today, as firefighters and members of the public came out to...

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20th Dec. 2019 4:12 PM

Their acts of bravery ended a deadly rampage, brought a city to a standstill, stopped a deadly wall of flames, brought a...

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12th Dec. 2019 5:12 AM

Firefighting volunteers suffering financially to protect Queensland should be compensated: Albanese says.

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12th Dec. 2019 5:12 AM

There are fears properties have been lost to a fast-moving bushfire on Queensland’s Darling Downs, with a ‘leave now’...

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05th Dec. 2019 8:12 AM

Like thousands of other Queenslanders, these women are ready to battle bushfires at a moments notice.

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03rd Dec. 2019 5:12 AM

Fire fighting resources geared up in the face of a terrifying mix of volatile ingredients that have south east Queensland...

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02nd Dec. 2019 5:12 PM

Firefighters run towards a blaze to save a small and very frightened animal.

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22nd Nov. 2019 4:11 PM

A group of dedicated volunteer firefighters are lucky to be alive after a tree collapsed onto their truck while they...

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21st Nov. 2019 4:11 PM

Esk Hospital has made the decision to “self-evacuate” patients as fierce bushfires continue to burn nearby. STAY UP TO DATE...

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18th Nov. 2019 5:11 AM

As Queensland’s volunteer firies risk their lives in the worst bushfires in living memory, many face being banned from...

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17th Nov. 2019 8:11 AM

I’ve been a volunteer rural firefighter for 40 years. What I’ve seen this week has shocked me. Our politicians must stop...

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13th Nov. 2019 5:11 PM

As Australia prepares for catastrophic and unprecedented conditions, the fire chiefs have a blunt warning for people in...

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12th Nov. 2019 6:11 AM

Among the death and destruction, stories of extreme survival and heroism are emerging. But the total body count for local...

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11th Nov. 2019 6:11 AM

As dozens of fires continue to burn across Qld and northern NSW, the “psychologically damaging” impacts of the blazes are...

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14th Sept. 2019 4:09 PM

A Beechmont evacuee has praised the incredible work of firefighters after returning to find her home untouched by the...

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12th Sept. 2019 1:09 PM

Eight crews are on scene at Mount Larcom, one crew at Calliope as fire-fighters tackle grass fires across the Gladstone...

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09th Sept. 2019 3:09 PM