Fire truck generic.  Photo Tessa Mapstone / South Burnett Times
Fire truck generic. Photo Tessa Mapstone / South Burnett Times Tessa Mapstone

Large grass fire at Barmaryee extinguished

UPDATE 5.10PM: THE large grass fire has been extinguished by fire crews with no damage done to the property. 

 

2.30pm: FIRE crew are working to contain a large grass fire on a property on Barmaryee Rd, Yeppoon. 

Authorities confirmed the fire started at 1.35pm after a timber pile was burning in a pit on the property and was picked up by the wind. 

Crews are still trying to extinguish the fire but according to a Queensland Fire and Rescue Service spokeswoman there are no properties under threat from the fire at this time. 



ALARMING FOOTAGE: CQ train near misses are increasing

premium_icon ALARMING FOOTAGE: CQ train near misses are increasing

Latest statistics prove the rail safety message isn't getting though

Dad gives son shots of rum, heavy beers after crash

premium_icon Dad gives son shots of rum, heavy beers after crash

Police find beer strewn around crash site

Rocky Hockey get $350K loan for turf, have lease extended

premium_icon Rocky Hockey get $350K loan for turf, have lease extended

Rockhampton was chosen as host of the 2019 Oceania Cup

Local Partners