TWO fire bombers and 40 Country Fire Service (CFS) volunteers were required to control a grass fire that raged near Two Wells last week, with the local area sweltering through the hottest conditions across metropolitan Adelaide on the day of the blaze.
GAWLER Belt passers-by could have been forgiven for thinking they’d entered Area 51 on Thursday morning as Country Fire Service (CFS) volunteers donned hazmat suits to assess an unknown substance left on the side of Redbanks Road.
ADELAIDE Plains grain farmers aren’t convinced by a State Government proposal that would give the Country Fire Service (CFS) the power to halt harvesting should the threat of it starting a fire become too high.
TWO grass fires raged across the local region during hazardous fire weather conditions earlier this week, with a bushfire investigator called in to investigate one of them.
WASLEYS’ Keith Kluske has retired from firefighting after an impressive 55 years, but the impulse to spring into action at the sound of a siren, or buzz of a pager, will stay with him for life.
A GROUP of local firefighters will take on a gruelling challenge to raise funds for motor neuron disease (MND) research.
A TWO Wells resident who had his State Emergency Service (SES) medals stolen from his home last year has received replacements thanks to a State Government intervention.
DEAD Man’s Pass was the scene of a simulated grass fire last week, as local fire brigades conducted a training drill to better prepare crew members for when they’re confronted by the real thing.