Queensland Fire and Emergency Services is the primary provider of fire and emergency services in Queensland.
Visit the QFES website: https://www.qfes.qld.gov.au/
Maintained by a unique mix of over 36,000 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.
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.