Entries by Matt McDonald

Baby, two adults injured in Logan unit fire

Three people including a baby have been taken to hospital after a fire in a unit in Logan. Emergency services were called to the apartment on Mawarra St in Kingston around 4.20pm on Monday afternoon. Queensland Ambulance assessed the infant and three adults. The baby was transported to the Queensland Children’s Hospital in Brisbane in […]

Death toll from Indonesian tsunami climbs as crews race to find survivors

The death toll from the Indonesian tsunami continues to climb with officials confirming 373 have been killed. Almost 1500 have been injured after waves up to five metres smashed into coastal areas of Western Java and Southern Sumatra on Saturday night. Rescue crews continue to scour the area for survivors and victims with 128 people […]

Dozens of Sydney residents left homeless after cracks in high-rise apartment building

Residents of a Sydney apartment block have been forced to spend the night in an evacuation camp after the high-rise building was declared unsafe. Emergency Services were called to Opal Towers in Sydney Olympic Park on Monday amid fears the building would collapse after residents reported hearing loud cracking noises. Around 300 residents were evacuated […]