Fire ban extended
A FIRE ban in the North Burnett has been extended until midnight on Friday, October 4. All open fires are prohibited and all permits to light fires have been cancelled under the ban, which could be extended further if conditions continue. Anyone travelling for the school holidays is advised to note fire bans are also in place for Bundaberg, Fraser Coast, Gympie, Sunshine Coast, South Burnett, Cherbourg and Noosa council areas. Gas and electric barbecues may still be used.