Tag: emergency

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...

Electrical fault blamed for devastating house fire

Fire has caused an estimated $600,000 damage to a Mount Gambier home. Three MFS and three CFS crews were called to Altinio Dive just before...

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...

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...

Cyclist hurt in collision

Emergency services were called to Mount Gambier’s Crater Lakes precinct on Saturday morning following a collision.
Police, MFS, CFS, SES and SA Ambulance Service crews...

Shock death rocks CFA

Victoria’s Country Fire Authority has sadly confirmed the death of a member while attending a shed fire incident in Portland on Tuesday.
The volunteer collapsed...

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...

Young life lost on rural road

Police are investigating a crash at Mingbool on Saturday evening, which left a young Mount Gambier man dead.
Emergency services were called to Peweena Road,...

Storm leaves trail of destruction

The clean-up in Millicent will continue today (Thursday) in the wake of Tuesday night’s suspected tornado.
High winds, hail and torrential rain struck just before...

Car destroyed in fire

Emergency services crews have been called to a car fire at Suttontown.The car caught alight about 2.20pm on Suttontown Road, with plumes of black...

Truckie walks away from shock crash

A truck driver is lucky to be alive after his truck left the road and crashed into a tree at Bordertownon Saturday morning. Emergency services...

CFS given mill insight

An education and information session was recently held at the KCA Millicent Mill where 15 volunteer firefighters from the Country Fire Service Brigades at...

CFS volunteer shortage emergency

The Beachport CFS is in danger of losing its fire appliance unless it can attract additional volunteers. Brigade captain Shaun Uotila has taken to social...

CFS crew turns up the heat

Compton Country Fire Service (CFS) volunteers recently took a step up for the Melbourne Firefighter Stair Climb raising a personal record of over $19,000...