OCCUPANTS of a van that nearly fell off a Renmark causeway last Friday were “fortunate” to escape injury, a local emergency services leader says.
DRIVER error rather than design faults are behind the history of accidents at a Barmera intersection, local emergency service figures say.
TWO of Berri’s retained firefighters were recently honoured with long-service medals for their dedicated contributions to the Riverland community.
EMERGENCY services were kept busy over the weekend, attending three structure fires across different Riverland towns that caused thousands of dollars worth of damage.
AN abandoned weekend burn-off site sparked a fire in Renmark on Tuesday, scorching about 80 square metres of grass.
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.
TWO truck trailers were destroyed yesterday morning when a fire ripped through a B-double as it travelled along the Kingston Road between Loxton and Moorook.
Emergency services were called to the incident near Pyap Road at about 3.30am and found the A and B trailers both engulfed in fire.
AN air-conditioner fire in the early hours of Saturday morning has left a Renmark homeowner with a damage bill of about $20,000.
Emergency services were called to the blaze on Nineteenth Street at about 12.30am on Saturday, finding an air conditioner on fire in the roof of the house.