THE tight-knit Cadell community is rallying behind the family of Myra Hashemi following her tragic death at the notorious Barmera and Monash turn-off intersection on Tuesday night.
TWO of Berri’s retained firefighters were recently honoured with long-service medals for their dedicated contributions to the Riverland community.
A BERRI automotive business suffered an estimated $80,000 damage yesterday when a fire was sparked by a forklift operating at the workshop.
A WINKIE house fire early Wednesday morning caused about $80,000 damage and ignited an asbestos danger to local firefighters.
AN air-conditioner blaze caused about $15,000 damage to a house just outside of Berri yesterday morning.
EMERGENCY services were called to a car fire in a Berri shopping centre carpark on Tuesday that engulfed a station wagon in flames and threatened other vehicles.
A BERRI fire station’s consistently high ratings in an annual Metropolitan Fire Service (MFS) audit continued when it took second place in the state last week.
FOUR Riverland firefighters stepped up last Saturday to fight depression, PTSD and suicide climbing over 25 floors in the Melbourne Firefighter Stair Climb.