Fire leaves $2m damage bill

EMERGENCY Services Minister Chris Picton has praised the mateship and community spirit shown in the wake of the devastating Sherwood bushfires as he toured the scorched region last week[…]

Phone coverage push

MEMBER for Barker Tony Pasin will push for improved mobile phone coverage in rural areas after residents of bushfire affected Sherwood area complained about patchy service […]

Brave volunteers praised for fighting fierce blaze

COUNTRY Fire Service (CFS) firefighters from across the Upper South East and beyond have been applauded for their courage shown to contain a devastating bushfire, which destroyed four houses in Sherwood on Saturday. […]

Motorcylce lost in accidental shed fire

A PORT MacDonnell man has lost a Harley Davidson motorcycle after an accidental fire started in his shed, causing around $60,000 worth of damage yesterday morning. […]

Freak tornado wreaks havoc

A TORNADO dismantled a shed and launched hay bales across paddocks as wild weather hit parts of the Lower South East on Thursday. A spokesperson from […]

Fire crews on alert

WITH a wet winter producing large fuel loads across the Limestone Coast, Country Fire Service crews in the region are on high alert with the start […]

Shed destroyed by fire

A BLAZE which completely destroyed a shed at Pelican Point on Thursday evening has been deemed not suspcious, despite fire investigators being unable to determine a […]