A blaze burns across the Berserker Ranges. Date: October 14 to October 16, 2009.
MEMBER for Mirani Ted Malone claims Rockhampton National Parks staff pleaded for early controlled burns in wilderness areas around the city but were ignored.
IT'S Neale Dunphy's get-in-and-get-it-done attitude that has helped save hundreds of homes from vicious bushfires across the region.
MORE than 40 wooden power poles were casualties in the recent Mount Archer fires, prompting Ergon Energy to warn the community about the dangers of pole fires.
FOUR Queensland Parks and Wildlife rangers from Byfield have been given 14 days to explain why they refused to drive five hours to fight a fire in Springsure.
HEROIC firefighters could be disciplined tomorrow for refusing to drive five hours to tackle a grassfire.