Woodchip silos go up in smoke

MOUNT Gambier and district firefighters contained a large silo blaze that erupted at a timber manufacturing plant on Sunday, sending plumes of smoke billowing across residential […]

Mount Burr home damaged by blaze

A BLAZE caused extensive damages to a Mount Burr home on Saturday night with Country Fire Service crews bravely battling the fire. CFS crews from the […]

Sheds destroyed by blaze

A NANGWARRY resident had a frightening start to the morning yesterday when she woke to find her shed engulfed in flames. Police and firefighters responded to […]

Forestry giant puts the heat on community

WITH another heatwave on the way local pine forestry giant OneFortyOne Plantations has reminded the community to remain vigilant and be well-prepared. OFO fire and safety […]

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[…]

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. […]