Tag: CFS

Power patrol

SA Power Networks contractor Helistar will continue helicopter inspections of its infrastructure across the South East until the end of August.
Customers are being notified...

Bushfire risk remains despite end of official danger season

The South Australian Country Fire Service (CFS) is urging the South East communities to remain vigilant after the Fire Danger Season ends, as dry...

Fire shuts down highway (updated)

UPDATE: The CFS remains on scene at a large stubble fire 18kms north east of Meningie in the Coorong. Due to the hard work of...

Fires engulf homes

Two homes have been destroyed by fire in the last few days, devastating two local families.
Fire caused $130,000 damage to a home in Tarpeena...

Fire season extended

The SA Country Fire Service has officially extended the 2023/24 Fire Danger Season for another two weeks for the Lower South East.
The Lower South...

Residents get fire ready

Another fire ready workshop will be held in Penola this month, after last year’s event was a flaming success.
Last year’s workshop for women proved...

Hospital flooding

The Mount Gambier hospital has received significant water damage after a fire sprinkler system malfunctioned on site. Two MFS appliances were called to the hospital...

Fire crews monitor Naracoorte blaze

Country Fire Service crews are continuing to patrol and monitor a fire which is contained in scrubland north of Naracoorte, in the state's Lower...

Structure fire at Coomandook

At just after 7:30 this morning CFS crews were alerted to a house fire on Flowery Plain Road at Coomandook. 20 firefighters on three trucks...

Glass raised for country pub

Alittle pub in the Limestone Coast located at Kalangadoo has been voted by its supporters as the best pub in the Limestone Coast area.
Owners,...

Aerial fire crews tap into mill resource

Tests have shown that Black Hawk helicopters can suck 4000 litres of water from the secondary treatment ponds at the Kimberly-Clark Australia (KCA) Millicent...

CFS crews battle machinery fire

Firefighters are continuing to battle a machinery blaze in a mulching facility near Mount Gambier which has caused an estimated $350,000 damage. The fire started...

Scrub blaze under watch

Afire north of Mount Gambier is still being monitored by emergency services this morning. The blaze started in Honan Native Forest Reserve just before 1pm...

Livestock feed destroyed in fire

Country Fire Service firefighters were called to extinguish a haystack fire near Tantanoola last week.
On Wednesday evening emergency services were alerted to smoke from...

Region on alert

The Limestone Coast has been hit by a string of break ins, with police believing several of them to be linked. Premises in Millicent, Penola...