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About QFES Data Feeds

​​All data in the feeds below come from the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) Emergency Service Computer Aided Dispatch (ESCAD) system. The feeds are refreshed every 30 mins.

GeoRSS Feed RSS Incident Feed Download

This feed contains a list of current incidents from the QFES, and includes GeoRSS data and summary information where available. 

CAP Incident Feed Download​

This Common Alerting Protocol feed contains a list of current incidents from the QFES and conforms to the CAP-AU standard

GeoRSS Feed KML Incident Feed Download

Display incident locations in Google Earth. To display the incidents, download our KML feed and open it in Google Earth.

QFES Operational Burnt Areas

These QFES feeds may be republished by a third party providing;
  1. For the QFES feed that is published the last date/time that an update was received for that RSS feed must also be displayed next to the RSS feed.
  2. The following disclaimer is published with the QFES feeds (please note the http link on “ABC Local Radio”)

This information is extracted from the 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, with Emergency Warning or Watch and Act messages updated within 5 minutes of being issued. The symbols represent the general area of the fire, not it's 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.