Man rescued from dozer at Isaac Plains Mine

10.15am

AFTER working for just over an hour the Queensland Fire and Rescue Service have released the man has been rescued from the dozer.

A QFRS spokesperson said the man has been released and he is safe and well.

Three crews were called to the scene, one from Moranabah, one from Mackay and a tech rescue crew from Mackay.

"They may have gone down on ropes to rescue him but we aren't entirely sure of the details as yet," the QFRS spokeswoman said.

 

9am:

EMERGENCY services are trying to rescue a man stuck in a dozer cabin that is halfway down a coal stockpile at Isaac Plains Mine near Nebo.

It is believed the stockpile is 20 metres high and the dozer has fallen 10 metres.

Crews are setting up lines to get to the man in the cabin.

It is believed he is well.

There are concerns over the risks of the coal shifting during the rescue operation.

The incident is about 15kms west of Nebo.

More to come.



More eyes in the skies as drone program launches

More eyes in the skies as drone program launches

ETC job seekers are taking to the skies for work

Police warn Tweed drivers following fiery crash

Police warn Tweed drivers following fiery crash

Police warn drivers to remain vigilant after horror accident.

Doing this while driving will cost you 10 demerit points

Doing this while driving will cost you 10 demerit points

Police will be clamping down on this behaviour that costs lives

Local Partners