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 […]

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[…]