File photo
File photo Warren Lynam

Fire shuts down Sunshine Motorway

A GRASS fire near the Sunshine Motorway has one lane blocked as crews battle to extinguish the blaze.

Emergency services got the call after 1pm to reports of a grass fire on Maroochydore Noosa Rd at Pacific Paradise.

A Queensland Fire and Emergency spokesman said one lane of the motorway was blocked.

Initial reports suggested a vehicle was on fire however the spokesman said it was downgraded to a grass fire on the side of the road.


The ‘unsuitable’ people being given gun licences

Premium Content The ‘unsuitable’ people being given gun licences

Even a murderer who shot their victim can obtain a gun licence

Local photographer snaps ‘extremely rare’ bee wee photo

Premium Content Local photographer snaps ‘extremely rare’ bee wee photo

This is something you're not going to see a bee doing

‘When I kill her, you’re next’: Woman suffocated with pillow

Premium Content ‘When I kill her, you’re next’: Woman suffocated with pillow

Woman was found “curled in a ball shaking”, hidden under tablecloth