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 […]

Volunteer firies join fight

FIVE Country Fire Service (CFS) volunteers from the Kingsley Group have today joined the second contingent of firefighters to be deployed to help fight large fires […]

Fire danger urgency

A LATE spring dose of rain has done little to wash away the sense of urgency from the Country Fire Service and Wattle Range Council as […]

Kalangadoo firies celebrate century

KALANGADOO’S Country Fire Service brigade celebrated a centenary of serving the South East community over the weekend. Current and former volunteers were recognised for their achievement […]

Fire danger dates announced

SOUTH Australian Country Fire Service (CFS) has announced the fire danger season will start in the Upper South East on November 15 and the Lower South East on November 22. Acting preparedness operations director Brett[…]

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2018 Grant District Council

GRANT District Council central ward candidates reveal their vision and reasons for standing in upcoming council elections. Among the field are eight new faces and three […]

Fire team call out

WHEN Country Fire Service (CFS) firefighters are on the ground tirelessly responding to incidents, the work of the communications team can often go unnoticed. They are […]

Firefighters step in to help Canadians

MOUNT Gambier firefighter Justin Cook will be deployed to Canada today to help battle more than 450 wildfires in the British Columbia district. The Country Fire […]