Welcome to the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) website. QFES is the primary provider of fire and emergency services in Queensland.
Maintained by a unique mix of approximately 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.
- Information regarding Fire and Rescue can be located here on the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services website.
- For information regarding the Rural Fire Service Queensland, refer to the Rural Fire Service website
- For information regarding the State Emergency Service, refer to the
- For information regarding Emergency and Disaster, refer to the
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