Fireys rush to Imbil truck fire

FIREYS rushed to a small truck fire on Tincknell Rd at Imbil on Saturday afternoon.

Two crews arrived on the scene at 2.50pm and had the fire out about 20 minutes later, a Queensland Fire and Rescue Service spokeswoman said.

Firefighters monitored the scene for a further 20 minutes until the area was safe.

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It was the latest of several emergencies in the region over the past few weeks.

Tragically two road deaths were recorded in the region south of Gympie – one was the death of 21-year-old Jorn Gilbert who died in hospital the day after his car smashed into a light pole on Yabba Creek Rd on August 6.

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On August 10, a 48-year-old motorbike rider from Emerald died on the side of the Bruce Highway at Coles Creek south of Gympie.

The incident is still under investigation.

Gympie Times


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