PHOTOS and video from Burrum Heads has shown the smoky haze and red skies resulting from fires at Woodgate. 

Dramatic pictures show smoke and redness in the sky from its southern side. 

Smoke from the Woodgate fires covers the sun.
Smoke from the Woodgate fires covers the sun. Mikayla Haupt

"The smoke is blocking the sun out of the sky," a witness said. 

She mentioned that many people had gathered at the Burrum Heads boat ramp to watch the frightening sky. 


NAMED: 13 people to face Emerald court today

premium_icon NAMED: 13 people to face Emerald court today

Here is a list of everyone appearing in Emerald Magistrates Court today.

Severe heatwave conditions and fire danger

Severe heatwave conditions and fire danger

Heatwave conditions will continue throughout the week.

Sky News rolls out program to keep our region informed

Sky News rolls out program to keep our region informed

Peter Gleeson leads new regional Sky News program.