BEHIND THE SCENES: Our firies have conducted large-scale, multi-agency exercises at Waterfront Place in the Brisbane CBD this month, to practice responding to high rise building fires. Our buddies @ Queensland Police Service and Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) also helped out to make it as real as possible. Check it out...
Under 8's are great! We met some future firefighters at the Under 8's Day at Morayfield East State School today. Thanks for having us!
Under 8s are great We met some future firefighters at the Under
Olivia Barlow
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Stacey Barry
Don’t be alarmed if you see lots of emergency services vehicles in the Brisbane CBD tonight (23/05), especially near Waterfront Place on Eagle Street from 8-11pm. Our Fire and Rescue crews, along with Queensland Police Service and Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS), are conducting a simulated a high rise building fire so you may hear some loud alarms going off. This is an exercise only so no...
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Dont be alarmed if you see lots of emergency services vehicles in
Heather Flux
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Debbie Birch
How was your weekend? We had a great day out at the Emergency Services Expo at Old Petrie Town yesterday. ‍Thanks to everyone who stopped by to say hello!
How was your weekend We had a great day out at the
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Michelle Hilsdon
Tony Bennett
Blazer and his QFES colleagues were proud to help make Sunday a little brighter in Brisbane today by flying the rainbow flag in support of the #IDAHOT Family Rally. #LoveWins
Blazer and his QFES colleagues were proud to help make Sunday a
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John Bolger
Eighty SES leaders from across Queensland met on the Gold Coast over the weekend for the Local Controllers Conference (LCC17). The two-day conference, themed Volunteers in Focus, provided delegates the opportunity to influence the future direction of the SES and build upon the volunteer service to ensure effective community response in times of need. A highlight of the conference was an...
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Eighty SES leaders from across Queensland met on the Gold Coast over
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What are you up to today Tara residents? There's still time to stop in at the Tara Fire Station for the Emergency Services and Recruitment Day! Meet your local firefighters, SES volunteers and cadets while checking out the demonstrations and hands-on activities. The littlies can meet Blazer while the big kids can find out what it takes to become a firefighter. So what are you waiting for?...
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What are you up to today Tara residents Theres still time to
Yep. It’s FRIDAY! We’re all keen to get home ASAP this arvo, but with parts of the Qld coast set to cop more wet weather into this evening we’re asking you to not let those Friday feels put you in danger.

Please be safe during your afternoon commute. Drive to the conditions and remember: if it’s flooded, forget it. Have a Plan B, make safe decisions about where you will drive in the wet,...
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Yep Its FRIDAY Were all keen to get home ASAP this arvo
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What are you doing this weekend, Tara?

We think you should be heading out and meeting your local firefighters, SES volunteers and cadets at the Tara Fire Station. The fun-filled day kicks off at 10am on Saturday (20/05), with demonstrations and hands-on activities for the whole family to take part in. So come out, grab a free snag and let our crews entertain you. The youngest members of the...
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What are you doing this weekend Tara We think you should be
Recruit Course 100 graduating yesterday was a huge milestone for QFES. More than 1,800 firefighters have passed through recruit training since Recruit Course 1 in 1987 with the skill set of firefighters changing and improving along the way. We have added 22 new firies to the team and celebrated the history of the fire service in Queensland. Now we look to the future and wonder what the next 30...
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Chris Thompson
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We’ve had a few people asking if we had a photo of Recruit Course 1 after yesterday’s graduation ceremony. Of course we do! It’s amazing how far we’ve come in 30 years.

The top photo is Recruit Course 1 taken in 1987 and the bottom photo is Recruit Course 100 taken yesterday (18/5).
Weve had a few people asking if we had a photo of
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Steve Bunney
Jen Pixie
Today we welcomed 22 new firefighters to the firefighting family! Every graduation is special but this one even more so, as Recruit Course 100 marks a huge milestone for QFES – the 100th recruit course to be completed at the Queensland Combined Emergency Services Academy.

Firefighters from recruit course 1 graduated back in 1987 and in the 30 years since, we’ve seen more than 1850...
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Today we welcomed 22 new firefighters to the firefighting family Every graduation
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Sarah Astbury
Ken Gardiner
Isn’t this weather just perfect for staying indoors with a ☕, watching some and not going out driving on the roads? Bureau of Meteorology is saying we might see some flash flooding associated with heavy rainfall across some parts of QLD in the next 48hrs. Our SES volunteers have started to receive requests for wet weather assistance in the north of the state and we’re asking everyone to be...
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Isnt this weather just perfect for staying indoors with a watching some
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It’s that time of the year again – The Gympie Show is on so if you are in the area, make sure you come past and say hello to us! We will be there today and tomorrow and have heaps of great displays to demonstrate to you as well as an appearance from Blazer! #gympie #firefighter #firesafety
Its that time of the year again The Gympie Show is on
There is nothing quite like getting a helping hand. Energex handed over more than $16,200 worth of equipment as part of the Rural Fire Service (RFS) Equipment Program. Thanks to the volunteers who came out to Fernvale RFB to collect the new training and response tools. Thanks for the ongoing support Energex and don't worry, they'll be put to good use
There is nothing quite like getting a helping hand Energex handed over
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Fay King
It looks like the rains are back! Just when you thought the sun would keep shining the Bureau of Meteorology have predicted the heaviest rainfalls since Tropical Cyclone Debbie. A flood watch has been issued for coastal catchments from Tully to Gladstone, so make sure you take your umbrella and keep the raincoat handy for those heavy downpours over the next few days. If you can, stay off the...
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It looks like the rains are back Just when you thought the
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Emma Rowley
Dorothy Penny
Today we join people around the world to support our LGBTIQ+ community and recognise #IDAHOT, the international day against homophobia, biphobia and transphobia. Created in 2004, the movement has grown over the years to become a global initiative and QFES is proud to take part in a wonderful day celebrating diversity and inclusion.
Today we join people around the world to support our LGBTIQ community
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Edward Lacko
Tomorrow, we will welcome 22 new firefighters who will graduate from the latest firefighter recruit course. Every graduation is special, but this year even more so as this course is the 100th to be completed at the Queensland Combined Emergency Services Academy.

To celebrate this milestone, we’re taking you behind the scenes of Recruit Course 100 as our newest firefighters learn the...
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