A WINKIE house fire early Wednesday morning caused about $80,000 damage and ignited an asbestos danger to local firefighters.
EMERGENCY services were kept busy over the weekend, attending three structure fires across different Riverland towns that caused thousands of dollars worth of damage.
A RENMARK shed fire has led Riverland police to an alleged hydroponic set-up and cannabis plants over the weekend.
A DANGEROUS police chase throughout the Riverland on Thursday night ended with the arrest of a Victorian couple for traffic and firearms offences.
AN out-of-control burn-off set fire to a pile of permapine posts in Cooltong on Tuesday night, releasing carcinogenic fumes around the area.
A BERRI man who recorded a blood alcohol reading of 0.168 over the weekend “selfishly gambled with others’ lives”, according to a leading police officer.
RIVERLANDERS have been warned to watch out for scams surrounding ticket sales for events at the Chaffey Theatre.
AN air-conditioner blaze caused about $15,000 damage to a house just outside of Berri yesterday morning.