APPLICATIONS for the Metropolitan Fire Service (MFS) will open soon, and Riverland women are being strongly encouraged to put their hands up.
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).
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.
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.
A BERRI automotive business suffered an estimated $80,000 damage yesterday when a fire was sparked by a forklift operating at the workshop.
EMERGENCY services were kept busy over the weekend, attending three structure fires across different Riverland towns that caused thousands of dollars worth of damage.