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Friday, October 2, 2020
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Bundaberg Region ideal for firefighting air tanker

Bundaberg Region Mayor Jack Dempsey says basing a large air tanker at Bundaberg Airport would help fight fires across the state.

New skills learnt at Airbase Operator Course

With the official bushfire season now underway, 30 emergency service have learnt new skills in the Airbase Operator Course at Bundaberg Airport.

Nature fights back to mask fire effects at Woodgate

Eight months on from the devastating bushfires which consumed almost 5000 hectares of the Burrum Coast National Park, the regeneration of flora and the re-emergence of fauna is becoming evident.

Mayor acknowledges team effort in fire emergency

Mayor Jack Dempsey has thanked Emergency Services, volunteers and council staff who worked as a “well oiled machine” overnight at the Spotted Dog and Federal Backpackers fire.

Operation Cool Burn focuses on bushfire mitigation

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services are well into Operation Cool Burn, which focuses on bushfire preparedness in local communties.

Woodgate hazard reduction burns provide town security

Hazard reduction burns will be conducted in the Woodgate area to help provide security to the town before the up-coming fire season.

Firefighting and BlazeAid too easy for Mon

Bundaberg grandmother Mon Galvin has just returned from two firefighting deployments and a stint with BlazeAid repairing fences.

New water-bombing record at Bundaberg Airport

A new record was set on Tuesday at Bundaberg Airport for the greatest number of water-bombing aircraft filled in a single day.

Bushfire update: QFES reopens Woodgate Road

Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES) has advised Woodgate Road has reopened and Kinkuna Waters Estate residents are able to return home under police escort.

Firefighting efforts continue in Woodgate area

Woodgate Road is now closed in both directions as firefighters work to control the bushfire in the area with leave now advice current for Kinkuna Waters and Walkers Point.

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