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Firefighter collapsed battling blaze

Story Published: 20 Jan 2014

A FIREFIGHTER collapsed as he fought stoically to save a home engulfed by flames. An APN photographer was there to capture...

Water bombers called in as bushfire burns out of control

Story Published: 16 Jan 2014

UPDATE: A bushfire near Wattle Ridge south of Toowoomba continues to escalate with fire crews evacuating...

'Stop, stop stop': Pilot relives the moment he crash landed

Story Published: 3 Apr 2013

UPDATE: The pilot of the plane that crash landed at the Toowoomba Airport today says remaining calm was...

Pet dog dies in South Mackay house fire

Story Published: 1 Jul 2013

UPDATE: A family dog has perished after a fire broke out in a house in South Mackay, started in the back...

Family faces bleak future after fire destroys home

Story Published: 21 Jan 2014

A FAMILY has been left without a home after it was destroyed in the house fire at Murphys Creek on Sunday afternoon.

VIDEO: Homeowner powerless as fire rips through garage

Story Published: 27 Nov 2013

UPDATE: Retiree Arnold Thies was contemplating whether or not it was time to get out of bed when he heard...

Firies water bomb bushfire burning in South Burnett

Story Published: 20 Jan 2014

EMERGENCY services are water bombing a bushfire burning in the South Burnett region.

Two swift water operations prompt flooding reminder

Story Published: 4 Mar 2013

FIRE crews in Mackay have been called to two separate swift water operations overnight.

Caloundra menswear store destroyed by morning fire

Story Published: 11 Mar 2014

IT took 22 firefighters 90 minutes to bring a Caloundra store fire under control this morning.

Drunk driver pleads guilty to torching own car

Story Published: 22 Jan 2014

UPDATE: Shea Anthony Loughran has pleaded guilty to driving while four times over the legal limit and...

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