Arsonists set fire to Kuraby townhouse complex three times in week

Kristian Silva The developers of a townhouse complex south of Brisbane say they have “no idea” why arsonists have struck the property three times in a week.

Queensland fire 'may threaten homes'

Firefighters work to control large bushfire southwest of Gold Coast.

Dogs the latest weapon in fire ant war

Fire ants.

Queensland has unveiled its latest weapon in the war against fire ants.

Man found dead after Brisbane house fire


Police are continuing to examine the scene of a fatal Brisbane house fire.

Man dies in Mt Isa house fire


A man has died in a house fire in the Queensland outback town of Mt Isa.

Police open fire on offender in Brisbane

At least six bullets hit the Pajero as it was driven towards the police officer.

Police have shot at a man who tried to run down an officer in Brisbane.

Woman dies in Gold Coast unit fire


Kristian Silva A woman has died in an early morning fire at a Gold Coast unit complex.

Teen fighting for her life after Laidley house fire


A teenage girl is fighting for her life after suffering extensive burns in a house fire in southeast Queensland.

Coroner to look into Slacks Creek house fire that claimed 11 lives

The Slacks Creek fire that claimed 11 lives.

A coronial inquest into one of Australia’s worst house fire will look at the cost of smoke alarms and whether they should be installed every time a house is bought in Queensland.

Fire damages Woodridge North State School

Qld police

Kristian Silva A fire has damaged part of Woodridge North State School, with police and fire crews investigating whether the blaze was deliberately lit.

Body found after Mount Gravatt shed fire

Police investigate the scene of a fire in Mount Gravatt.

A body has been found after a shed fire at Mount Gravatt early Thursday morning.

Police car and 4WD destroyed by fire

A police vehicle and a 4WD were destroyed after a chase that ended in Deagon, in Brisbane's north.

Police were forced to smash a car's windows to rescue four people when the vehicle caught fire after a pursuit in Brisbane's north.

Palace Backpackers Hostel fire survivor's heartfelt homage to the community

Palace backpacker fire survivor Rob Jansen and his partner Karin have named their daughter Lea Isis in honor of the district.

The Palace Backpackers Hostel fire claimed the lives of 15 backpackers in 2000, but out of the tragedy has come new life.

Train fire causes delays

Graffiti accross the wall next to the train Line in the suburb of Enoggera in Brisbane. 21st of April 2012. Photo: Harrison Saragossi

Kristian Silva Services between Petrie and Caboolture have been suspended after a train caught fire at Morayfield Station.

Queensland police open fire on car

Police have opened fire on a car after a bandit drove at an officer in central Queensland.

Broadway Hotel still empty four years after fire

The Broadway Hotel as it is today.

Marissa Calligeros Four years after being gutted by fire, Brisbane’s historic Broadway Hotel is still sitting empty.

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City Hall transparency under fire

Brisbane Lord Mayor Graham Quirk.

Kim Stephens The transparency of Brisbane City Council’s LNP administration has again come under fire, after the Lord Mayor declined to disclose business leaders who have attended council-led,...

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Fire truck stolen at Beenleigh

A 24 year old  CFA fire truck still in use.  The Age. Photo: Angela Wylie. April 2 2014.

Police have charged a 25-year-old man following investigations into the alleged theft of a specialist fire vehicle from the Beenleigh Fire and Rescue Station this morning.

Residents flee Ipswich house fire


Kristian Silva Four people managed to escape an Ipswich house before it went up in flames overnight.

Hundreds of pigs die in piggery fire near Biloela

Hundreds of pigs have been killed in a fire at a central Queensland piggery.