OPEN DAY: Chance to meet some of region's fire heroes

A QUEENSLAND Fire and Emergency Services open day will be held on Saturday on the Fraser Coast.

The event will give residents the opportunity to come and say hi to their local fire and emergency crews, thank them for their efforts fighting the recent bushfires and learn how to prepare for bushfire season.

It will be held at Craignish Fire and Rescue Station at Castles Rd between 9am and 11am.