FIREFIGHTERS have been forced to battle three blazes in as many hours in Hervey Bay.

In Urangan, a greenhouse burst into flames just before 3pm at a property at the back of Southerden St.

Members of the public rushed to help with garden hose before firies arrived.

Firefighters put out a blaze in a structure behind a residence on Southerden St, Torquay.
Firefighters put out a blaze in a structure behind a residence on Southerden St, Torquay. Alistair Brightman

 

During that time, one crew was called away to help with a scrub fire which broke out at the mobility corridor next to Barnstaple St, Torquay.

Five fire fighters had it under control by 3.20pm

Earlier, firefighters were called to a grass fire at Golden Shores Retirement Village.

Residents worked to contain the flames with hoses and buckets of water until help arrived.


Cyclone Oma needed to go north to deliver desperate rainfall

Cyclone Oma needed to go north to deliver desperate rainfall

The weekend weather is expected to be hot and partly cloudy

Midweek heatwave set for Biloela

Midweek heatwave set for Biloela

Biloela expected low 40s temperatures

Barcaldine's $2.09 million Barcaldine - Aramac Road upgrade.

Barcaldine's $2.09 million Barcaldine - Aramac Road upgrade.

Traffic control and speed restrictions will be in place