Local fire ban issued for South-East Queensland

Queensland Fire and Emergency services have imposed a local fire ban on the South-East, including the Gold Coast, with warm and windy conditions expected.

The ban comes as crews battle serious blazes in the State’s north.

The local fire ban will be in place from midnight Wednesday 28 November until midnight Thursday 29 of November.


It covers residents in the Ipswich, Somerset, Lockyer, Logan, Scenic Rim and Gold Coast areas.

The Bureau of Meteorology expects top temperatures of 35 degrees on Wednesday with possible dust hazes developing.

There’ll also be a high chance of winds ranging from 20km/h to 40km/h throughout the day.