Local fire ban
QUEENSLAND Fire and Emergency Services has imposed a local fire ban for southwest Queensland residents. The local fire ban is for residents in the Toowoomba, Southern Downs, Goondiwindi, Western Downs and Maranoa local government areas. The ban is expected to remain in place until 11.59pm on Friday, November 30. Information on fire bans and the exemptions that can apply can be found on the RFS website at www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au.