Entries by Jaydan Duck

Hazard reduction burn under way in Tamborine National Park

A planned hazard reduction burn is under way in the Tamborine National Park. The Queensland Fire and Emergency Service said the burn would continue through until Sunday, weather permitting. As a result, smoke may be seen in and around the area of Tamborine Mountain and ‪Cedar Creek‬. The Cedar Creek Section of Tamborine National Park […]

Shops burn as ferocious fire consumes building in small NSW town

UPDATE: Fire crews have contained a blaze which engulfed a chemist in the small country town of Cowra. There were fears the blaze was beginning to spread into neighbouring shops inside the Kendal Street building, however fire fighters managed to “knock down” the flames just in time. It’s understood the chemist has been destroyed, while […]

Police investigate discovery of body found in Brisbane River

Police have sealed off part of the Bicentennial Bikeway along the Brisbane River following the discovery of a body. It’s understood a member of the public made the discovery at Milton and reported it to police around midday. The body, believed to be that of a man, was reportedly found floating in the water. There are […]

Man allegedly threatened woman, tried smashing into her home

A man has been arrested and charged after allegedly threatening a woman and trying to smash his way into her home in Sydney’s south-west. The 31-year-old is accused of breaking into the backyard of the Dandenong Crescent address at around 9pm on Friday before trying to force entry into the house. Police said a 37-year-old […]

Woman dies after being struck by two trucks on pedestrian crossing

A truck driver who failed to stop after running over and killing a woman on a designated pedestrian crossing in Sydney’s north has been charged with negligent driving occasioning death. Police say the 60-year-old woman was struck by two trucks at the intersection of Pittwater Road and Condamine Street in Brookvale shortly before 9am on […]