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Only getting worse: Firefighters prepare for hellish time

Premium Content Only getting worse: Firefighters prepare for hellish time

Rural fire area director Peter Roberts says crews are preparing for a dangerous...

Why RFS crew suspected alleged firebug in their ranks

Premium Content Why RFS crew suspected alleged firebug in their ranks

A teenage firefighter is accused of lighting nine fires

5 trucks, 20 firefighters battle blaze off highway

5 trucks, 20 firefighters battle blaze off highway

The crews faced hot and windy conditions.

MORE DETAILS: Strike force set up after fatal house fire

Premium Content MORE DETAILS: Strike force set up after fatal house fire

Human remains found are believed to be those of the occupant

Reality TV star’s donation gives tablets to rural fireys

Premium Content Reality TV star’s donation gives tablets to rural fireys

Kylie Jenner donates $200,000 to roll out bushfire mapping tablets

Syndicate targets firefighter utes in alleged rebirth ‘scam’

Premium Content Syndicate targets firefighter utes in alleged rebirth ‘scam’

Arrests after fire trucks and boats were seized in a rebirthing scam

‘Cheap labour’: Rural fireys expose bitter rift

Premium Content ‘Cheap labour’: Rural fireys expose bitter rift

Rural fireys accuse QFES of using them as ‘cheap labour’

One-in-three volunteer fireys kicked out

Premium Content One-in-three volunteer fireys kicked out

Blue card fiasco for Rural Fire Service

WATCH: Troy Cassar-Daley’s surprise serenade

Premium Content WATCH: Troy Cassar-Daley’s surprise serenade

Troy Cassar-Daley makes a surprise visit to say thank you to the men and women on...

The real unsung heroes of fire fighting effort

Premium Content The real unsung heroes of fire fighting effort

"It's like being a single parent a lot of the time."

REVEALED: Clarence region hardest hit by bushfire

Premium Content REVEALED: Clarence region hardest hit by bushfire

Almost 25 per cent of homes lost in Northern NSW were in this area

Experts: fire crisis will repeat without land control reform

Premium Content Experts: fire crisis will repeat without land control reform

Gympie-based rural fire chief, USC acadmic and MP urge changes to keep catastrophe...

Brigades battle for survival over blue card fight

Premium Content Brigades battle for survival over blue card fight

Most Mackay region volunteer fireys have not applied for a blue card

Community thanks volunteers with donation of new equipment

Premium Content Community thanks volunteers with donation of new equipment

They put their lives on the line, and the community has returned the favour to...

Firey slams ‘outright lies’ circulating about bushfires

Firey slams ‘outright lies’ circulating about bushfires

One firefighter has had a gut full of the 'lies' about bushfires.

Fire boss shuts down Barnaby Joyce

Fire boss shuts down Barnaby Joyce

Rural Fire Service boss rejects Barnaby Joyce’s bushfire theory

‘Spit in the face’: Fire donation tin stolen from tavern

Premium Content ‘Spit in the face’: Fire donation tin stolen from tavern

Fireys disappointed about theft of donation tin from tavern.

Firefighter dead, several injured, after truck rolls

Firefighter dead, several injured, after truck rolls

A firey has died in New South Wales after a fire truck rolled

Payday for NSW fireys while QLD bogs down in talks

Premium Content Payday for NSW fireys while QLD bogs down in talks

The Queensland Government must request the funding from the Federal Government but...

Practicalities of paying our firefighter volunteers explored

Premium Content Practicalities of paying our firefighter volunteers explored

Compensating volunteers will be difficult but good ideas abound.

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