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.
A GROUP of local firefighters will take on a gruelling challenge to raise funds for motor neuron disease (MND) research.
FIGHTING fires, waking up at odd hours and hastily leaving work and family functions – these are just some of the many challenges local Country Fire Service (CFS) volunteers face every single day.
FARMERS and property owners are being urged to remain vigilant during the fire danger season, following a string of grass fires across the region recently.
COUNTRY Fire Service volunteers managed to contain a grass fire in the middle of the Sturt Highway within an hour yesterday, after it started less than 3km from the Shea-Oak Log CFS headquarters.
VEHICLE accidents at the notorious Dalkeith Road intersection, just south of Gawler, have proven hazardous for nearby emergency service personnel.
AFTER a week of reflection for the one-year anniversary of last November’s Pinery fire, local Country Fire Service (CFS) crews will now turn their attention towards the new fire danger season.
LOCAL Country Fire Service members still reeling from the horrors of last fire season are breathing a sigh of relief after receiving a “normal” bushfire risk outlook for the coming months.