Firefighters and Emergency workers tackle largest storm to hit South Australia

Severe weather conditions have continued to lash South Australia for the second day in a row, leaving the entire state without electricity overnight (28 September). More than 100,000 lightning strikes were recorded as electricity generation facilities were damaged. High winds…

Fire fighting liquid makes every drop of water count

A LIQUID that greatly improves the ability of water to douse a blaze is helping firefighters battle wild fires in North America and Europe. Developed in South Australia by BioCentral Laboratories, BlazeTamer380 has been used this fire season in the…

28 Australian Fire Service Medals awarded on Australia Day

The Australia day honours, announcement this Australia day saw 28 Australian fire fighters receive ASFM awarded for their contribution to the protection the people of Australia from fire. We congratulate the dedicated recipients listed below.  Federal Mr David Charles BROOKS,…

Melbourne Lightning Storm Triggers Major Fires

A massive overnight lightning storm with the highest 24-hour rainfall since September last year triggered fires across Melbourne.  In one instance, a lightning strike sparked a fire that destroyed a house in Prahran in Melbourne’s south-east.  Elsewhere a tree that…

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