Hard-earned praise is flowing for firefighters and all who supported their massive efforts but the Sunshine Coast is far from out of the easily ignitable woods.
A father of four whose skills as a chef and real estate agent garnered great respect is being remembered for his outgoing nature and generosity with his time.
Exhausted firefighters are dealing with a rising threat on the Coast as they start to see reward for valiant efforts near Noosa.
A woman has been attacked by a dog on the Sunshine Coast.
A 26-year-old man is in hospital after being knocked out during an early-hours incident in Maroochydore’s night-life precinct.
A 56-year-old man died after crashing head first into the curb at a Sunshine Coast roundabout.
Residents defying evacuation advice are being urged to rethink their stance as dangerous fire conditions threaten to deteriorate.
A firefighter is in hospital with a broken leg after being injured while helping to retrieve a vehicle at Cooroibah.
UPDATE 4:50PM: Residents in some of the areas evacuated in the face of a raging bushfire have been given the all clear to return to some of the affected areas.
EMBERS rained down around Ian Kerley as he rushed his parents from their Lake Cooroibah home.
Stuart studied journalism at the University of Southern Queensland in Toowoomba. He worked briefly at Central Queensland News and Warwick Daily News. He has worked as a reporter at The Chronicle since July 2009.