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Local duo walk the talk for PTSD

Local duo walk the talk for PTSD

A LOCAL ex-serviceman and current MFS firefighter will tackle a marathon walk this weekend to raise funds and awareness for veterans and emergency services personnel struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

MFS put to the test

THE life-saving skills and expertise of local retained firefighters from three Riverland stations were put to the test this week in the spirit of competition.

Firies on the run

EMERGENCY service workers converged on a Renmark service station on Saturday for a different kind of ‘smoko’ when a flu fire evacuated staff from the OTR building.

Blame driver error, not the ‘bad’ roads

DRIVER error rather than design faults are behind the history of accidents at a Barmera intersection, local emergency service figures say.

Firies’ 10-year honour

TWO of Berri’s retained firefighters were recently honoured with long-service medals for their dedicated contributions to the Riverland community.

Weekend trio of structure fires

EMERGENCY services were kept busy over the weekend, attending three structure fires across different Riverland towns that caused thousands of dollars worth of damage.