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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.

Grass fire near Woodgate and Walkers Point

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire near Woodgate, burning towards Walkers Point Road and conditions are getting worse.

SES Week shines a light on local heroes

This week Bundaberg State Emergency Service will shine a spotlight on the spirit and dedication of their volunteers during SES Week.

Bundaberg firefighters in New York for 9-11

Two Bundaberg firefighters will play an emotional game of rugby league in New York on Friday to honour victims of the 2001 September 11 terror attacks.

Nine firefighters honoured with medals

Nine Bundaberg Region firefighters were honoured today with the presentation of service medals for years of dedication.

Bushfire review reveals tension over evacuations

An independent review of the 2018 Deepwater fire has found there was "significant tension" between emergency services and residents over mandatory evacuations.

Bundaberg nurse loses 130kg to become firefighter

Bundaberg registered nurse Drew Weiss achieved his dream of becoming a firefighter after losing a massive 130kg through life-changing surgery.

Rates concession for Rural Fire Brigades

Bundaberg Regional Council has introduced a rates concession for Rural Fire Brigades in the 2019-20 Budget, ranging up to $1798.

Landowners urged to make bushfire preparations

Landowners in the Bundaberg Region are being urged by QFES to turn up the heat on preparations for the fast-approaching bushfire season.

Five extra firefighters for Bundaberg

Five extra firefighters will be employed in Bundaberg by the end of this year as part of a State Government pledge to recruit 100 firefighters across Queensland.

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