Queensland Fire and Emergency Services

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services is the primary provider of fire and emergency services in Queensland.

Visit the QFES website: https://www.fire.qld.gov.au/

Maintained by a unique mix of over 35,000 Rural Fire Service Queensland volunteers, 6000 State Emergency Service volunteers, approximately 2,200 permanent firefighters, more than 2000 auxiliary firefighters and supported by non-operational administrative support staff, QFES responds to:

  • Structural, landscape and vehicle fire;
  • Road crash rescue;
  • Swift water and water rescue;
  • Storm and natural disaster;
  • Building fire safety;
  • Hazardous condition incidents;
  • Land, marine, air and urban search and rescue;
  • Crime scene, missing person and forensic searches;
  • Animal disease outbreaks; and
  • Communications.

The QFES aims to protect person, property and the environment through the delivery of emergency services, awareness programs, response capability and capacity (preparedness), and incident response and recovery for a safer Queensland.

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