Five fire crews fight Yarwun blaze

BREAKING 3.45pm: FIVE Fire and Rescue crews are currently on scene at a grass fire burning in the vicinity of Mt Stowe Road, Calliope River Road and Boyles Road, Yarwun.

The fire broke out around 3pm yesterday and is currently burning in inaccessible terrain.

It is moving in a westerly direction and does not pose any immediate threat to properties.

Residents should remain vigilant and monitor conditions.

Residents are advised this fire is creating a large smoke hazard in the area and they should keep their doors and windows shut.

People who suffer from, or are susceptible to, respiratory illness should also keep their medication close by.

Motorists travelling in the area particularly are urged to drive to conditions due to smoke haze and fire crews operating in the area.

If residents are concerned their property is under threat they should contact triple zero (000) immediately.

Adani rejects groundwater use claims

premium_icon Adani rejects groundwater use claims

The company has submitted renewed groundwater management plans

Aurizon boss has $4m payday

premium_icon Aurizon boss has $4m payday

The hefty sum comes despite the rail giant’s woes.

SHOCK CLOSURE: A beloved CQ restaurant closes indefinitely

premium_icon SHOCK CLOSURE: A beloved CQ restaurant closes indefinitely

With a reputation for excellent meals, this news is blow for foodies

Local Partners