Government of South Australia. February 6 at 4: The Pinery bushfire was a catastrophic bushfire that burned from 25 November to 2 December , and primarily affected the Lower Mid North and west Barossa Valley regions immediately north of Gawler in the Australian state of South Australia. Daily rainfall records for November were observed across a large number of stations in the agricultural districts of South Australia on 4—5 November, with daily totals ranging from 30 millimetres 1. As the sun scorched landscape continues to dry across South Australia the CFS is asking farmers to check fire units to Farmers shoot injured sheep and bury flocks in mass graves”. More than , hectares of land were burnt.

CFS volunteer and staff firefighters were deployed to fires from near Mackay in the north and many places south to the border. If you are in the Adelaide metropolitan area, outside of a township except Greenhill , you do not need a permit from Council for the following burning activities, as a general permit has been issued, by notice, in local newspapers and on Council’s website. Andrew Lemmon tells of desperately trying to find fiancee Janet Hughes in the smoke”. For those who dont know, the Light group which Mallala is a part of command vehicle was stolen from our group officers home near Two Wells thismorning. CFS Foundation added 10 new photos. However, a wind change passed the fire ground at approximately Mallala Country Fire Service added 2 new photos. Retrieved 4 May

About the Adelaide Hills. Utilise Council’s free green organic drop off days Use your green organics kerbside bin Compost your green organics and use on your garden. For further information contact the Bushfire Information Hotline on or visit https: Cuoncil page was last mallalx on 28 Decemberat Bushfires and other Emergencies. We are all extremely proud of their effort and contribution and have received terrific feedback from their Queensland counterparts.


Resident Burning in the open

A slip and slide was also provided for the kids and everyone had lots of laughs. Roads, Streetscapes and Works.

If you are interested in the game next year, please let us know and we will put you in contact with Sonia. Retrieved 20 December The origins of the game are when CFS Brigades back in the day were placed on standby to help with morale often a cricket bat and tennis ball and a make your own rules game of cricket was played. Retrieved 28 November Mallala Country Fire Service updated their cover photo. Please just be aware of the dangers!!

The policy provides residents with the continued ability to undertake bushfire fuel reduction work whilst minimising air pollution from burning in the open.

However, a wind change passed the fire ground at approximately If you are outside the Adelaide metropolitan area, outside of a township, a permit is not required. Those in the LightWakefieldClare and Gilbert Valleysand Mallala council areas who suffered loss or injury as a result of the fires were able to claim a one-off Disaster Recovery Payment and, in some cases, a week Disaster Recovery Allowance, both provided by the State Government of South Australia.

Just a ocuncil reminder that we are in the mid north fire ban district. Email or Phone Password Forgot account? To join simply come along to one of our training nights Monday 7: The fire had initially spread to the south-east on a long seaosn front, and when the cold front caused the prevailing wind to change direction, the long eastern flank became a broad front and the fire spread rapidly to the east and north.


January 31 at Mobile Food Vending Businesses. It is a time to ensure we continue to strive as volunteers and staff of the South Australian Country Fire Service, to protect the people, property and environment of our home state, and abroad when required.

Retrieved 15 January February 8 at Views Read Edit View history. Black Tuesday Tasmania Tasmania Pinery residents return home”.

2015 Pinery bushfire

More than firefighters and emergency personnel from South Australia went to Victoria to help with relief efforts. Wednesday, 25 Nov February 6 at They played in the Inaugural “Standby Cup” Establishing the contacts with your local brigades before an event will help minimize the frustration during the event, knowing who to contact assist in everyone’s safety. Family, Friends and a few spectators from Two Wells, Dublin and Mallala CFS Brigades played a 12 over per team game of cricket with highly modified rules that were further modified during the game.

For some, ten years is a long time from the fires; for others recovery is slower and memories remain raw.

Burning saeson for any other purpose. Recovery is different for every person and for every community. The record rainfall in early November prompted growth of both agricultural crops and other plant material, which increased the fuel load across the fire ground. They have developed a back story for the origins of the game and a complete set of rules.