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Current Bushfires


Subscribing to feeds

Feeds, also known as “RSS feeds”, “XML feeds” or “news feeds”, can help you to keep up-to-date with information from the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services websites. Feeds can be viewed using some browsers or by using a feed reader (also known as feed aggregator) software.

(The Fire Incident feed is a text based version of the below Current Bushfire Map)

View the RSS Text feed of the current bushfire incidents across Queensland.​To report all fires, call 000 (Triple Zero).​


If you are having issues with the map, you can access a full page version here.
Links to other Australian Fire Service fire incident maps:
NT Fire and Rescue Service

Emergency Warning

Emergency Warning:

You are in danger and need to take immediate action recommended by the fire service.



There is no immediate threat but you need to stay informed in case the situation changes.

Watch and Act

Watch and Act:

There is a heightened level of threat, you need to be aware of your situation and take action to be prepared and protect yourself and your family.



A fire (including permitted burning) or other emergency has started in the area, but does not pose an immediate threat. Smoke may affect surrounding areas.        

​​ ​Notes:

The data displayed on the map can have up to a 5 minute delay.

To find out the details of a bushfire, click on the icons in the map.

GOING: Firefighting resources are deployed.
CONTAINED: No additional firefighting resources are currently required at the incident.
PATROLLED: Fire is at a stage where firefighting resources are only required for patrol purposes to ensure the fire is safe.

This information is extracted from the Queensland Emergency Services Computer Aided Dispatch (ESCAD) database. It is not 'real time' information, but is provided as a general indication of current activity. Incident information is updated every 5 minutes. The symbols represent the general area of the fire, not its current location or spread.

Although every care is taken to ensure that all information on this web site is accurate and up to date, QFES cannot accept any responsibility for mistakes or omissions.

During outages of the QFES Bushfire Incident Website, members of the public should refer to their ABC Local Radio station for bushfire information and updates.

Please note: The 'Last updated' date below is in relation to text only on this page. The maps are dynamic and updated every hour using different technology which therefore will not affect the 'Last updated' date below.