READER PHOTOS: Gladstone's smoky skies as bushfires burn


IMAGES of Gladstone's smoke clouds are flooding in on social media.

Bushfires are burning to the city's west and south, in West Stowe and Boynedale.

READ MORE: Fires in Boynedale, West Stowe smoke out Gladstone

Fire crews have been working to contain a large bushfire in Boynedale, and have advised nearby property owners to check their fire breaks and review emergency preparations. 

West Stowe's bushfire near Calliope River road has burned since Monday night.

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'You're the boss, mate': Man won't stop interrupting magistrate

Gladstone Court House, Yarroon Street.

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Selwyn Noel Eather, 53, said he had 'unknowingly' ingested drugs.

Safe Haven's chance to set up a natural refuge

TINDER DRY: Ms Janssen said because of the very dry conditions on the South Australian property they found no evidence of wombats breeding and "no babies”.

Instead of being killed, wombats may be re-homed in South Australia.

NEXT STAGE: New community asset coming to Tannum Sands

LISTEN UP: The new stage will mean the committee behind the BAM festival will no longer have to hire a stage each month.

The facility will be donated to council by BTABC and Boyne Smelters.

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