Bushfire season usually progresses through southern areas of Queensland as spring (September) approaches. It can extend into February in the southern and far southwestern areas. Fuel load, climate and weather conditions also influence these timeframes.
Do not assume you will receive a warning as a fire approaches or that fire crews will be able to assist every home. It is up to you to monitor conditions - you may find these resources helpful:
Find out if you are at risk of bushfire and make a plan to keep your family safe, your property resilient and your valuables and important documents protected. In doing so you will also help decrease the danger to neighbouring properties. QFES have created a quick and easy postcode checker to help you determine if you live in, or might be travelling through, a bushfire hotspot this season.
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