Tag: firefighting

Ballarat on high alert as firefighters battle out of control blaze

An unseasonal heat wave in Victoria has sparked a fire emergency. Authorities are warning people to take extra care across the Easter weekend. Dom Fay reports.

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Funding falls short for Qld’s Rural Fire Service

By Cobey Bartels. Edited for online by Jacinta Lal. Firefighters are fundraising for the Queensland Rural Fire Service to meet operational costs despite recent funding improvements where a small number of brigades get a levy from some local councils.

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