TWO Riverland brothers are going out in a blaze of glory and hanging up their helmets after collectively dedicating 100 years of firefighting service.
LOCAL siblings Alan and Kevin Eckermann say firefighting in the country can be particularly challenging when compared to what their metropolitan counterparts face.
A LOCAL motorist’s vehicle was pushed into scrub on Friday after he allegedly failed to give way on Bookpurnong Road and collided with a truck.
THE cause of a blaze that completely destroyed a Berri property yesterday afternoon is still being investigated.
THE message “you get to choose the risk but you don’t get to choose the consequences” was embedded into the minds of local high school students last week, after a road safety presentation gave them an open and honest insight into vehicle crash trauma.