Regional grass fire keeps CFS crews on alert

A GRASSFIRE midway between Millicent and Penola was extinguished on Friday night but required patrolling by volunteer fire-fighters over the weekend. The fire at Monbulla occured […]

Grass fire threatens windfarm

GIANT wind turbines worth several million dollars were undamaged by fires on the surrounding grazing land at German Flat near Tantanoola over the weekend. The first […]

Grassfire prompts fire warning

A GRASSFIRE at Mount McIntyre has prompted a safety warning from local Country Fire Service (CFS) volunteers as the mercury is expected to soar above 40 […]

Fire volunteers kept busy

COUNTRY Fire Service (CFS) volunteers in the region were busy over the weekend as they battled several serious grass fires, which threatened homes near Keith and […]

Country fire brigades gifted defibrillators

TARPEENA and Kalangadoo Country Fire Service brigades have received a special Christmas present thanks to the generosity of Timberlink. The Tarpeena manufacturing facility has donated two […]

Volunteer firefighters happy to be alive

REGIONAL volunteer firefighters on-board a charter plane are lucky to have escaped serious injury following a dramatic incident at the Mount Gambier Airport. Five volunteer firefighters […]

Beach blaze battled

FAULTY solar panels are believed to have caused a fire that caused around $300,000 worth of damage to a Southend property last week. A team of […]