IPSWICH and surrounding areas are tinder dry and firefighting crews across the region are bracing for what could be a hellish week.
UPDATE: The earlier bushfire warning has been downgraded for residents at Mutdapilly, near the Cunningham Hwy south of Ipswich.
WHILE the frosty mornings look set to continue into the next week, the arrival of northerly winds looks likely to push daytime temperatures towards 30C.
UPDATE NOON: FIREFIGHTERS have called in a chopper to map a bushfire in the Brisbane Valley.
AT THE ripe old age of 88, Claypave owner John Piele would be within his rights to at least start thinking about retirement.
THE awards are as testament to the hard work being done across all trades to nurture the younger generation.
A WOMAN is being assessed for injuries following a single vehicle rollover at Tivoli this morning.
QUU says the company is considering an option to demolish the Ipswich landmark.
A WOMAN has been charged with armed robbery following a dramatic police chase in Ipswich
IN THE putrid aftermath of the 2011 Ipswich floods, help often came from afar as Queenslanders showed their true character.
Andrew was born and bred in Ipswich and has been at the QT since 2007. After starting out on the country rounds, he moved onto court reporting and then police and emergency services, which he has now been covering for the last three years. When he is not working on police rounds Andrew is busy sifting through the garbage of famous people, in search of ideas for his weekly column, the Naughty Korner. As there are very few famous people in Ipswich, Andrew is often forced to write his column about boring people, like politicians.