Tag: fire

Eye in the sky boosts fire season detection

Atotal of 33 fire events were averted this fire season in the Green Triangle region due to the sophisticated work of Australia’s largest network...

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...

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...

House fire 
leaves hefty damage bill

Fire has caused an estimated $200,000 damage to a home in Mount Gambier.
Four MFS crews and one CFS crew were called to the home...

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...

Scrub fire at Burrungule

Police are investigating a scrub fire at Burrungule on Monday. About 2pm on March 18, police responded to reports of a scrub fire on Burrungule...

Suspicious grass fire in Mount Gambier

Police are investigating a suspicious fire in Mount Gambier on Wednesday night. At 10.45pm emergency services were called to reports of a grass fire on...

Hospital havoc

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

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...

Fire tech upgrade nears completion

The $2m government-funded program to either upgrade or replace eight pre-existing fire spotting towers in this region is nearing completion.
They are being upgraded with...

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...