August 2019

Published a story 16th Aug 2019 3:24 PM

SPECIALIST firefighters are using a massive pump last used in the 2017 floods to help saturate smouldering compost fire.

High-tech pump to help put out tip fire

SPECIALIST firefighters are using a massive pump last used in the 2017 floods to help saturate smouldering compost fire.

Published a story 16th Aug 2019 12:49 PM

AIR quality has not yet been monitored, six days after the Lismore tip fire started, but the EPA is working to rectify the situation.

Toxic tip fire enters 6th day, but still no air monitoring

AIR quality has not yet been monitored, six days after the Lismore tip fire started, but the EPA is working to rectify the situation.

Published a story 16th Aug 2019 12:02 PM

FIREFIGHTERS are calling in all available resources to help battle the Rappville blaze.

How helicopters and aerial technology help fight fires

FIREFIGHTERS are calling in all available resources to help battle the Rappville blaze.

Published a story 15th Aug 2019 1:47 PM

FIREFIGHTERS are getting some serious equipment from Sydney in an effort to completely extinguish the Lismore compost fire.

8000 litres of water a minute to be blasted at tip fire

FIREFIGHTERS are getting some serious equipment from Sydney in an effort to completely extinguish the Lismore compost fire.

Published a story 14th Aug 2019 4:57 PM

LISMORE'S waste facility could be closed for weeks according to firefighters and health warnings remain in place.

Fire could close Lismore tip for weeks

LISMORE'S waste facility could be closed for weeks according to firefighters and health warnings remain in place.

Published a story 14th Aug 2019 3:19 PM

FIREFIGHTERS from across the state have joined forces with other agencies to fight six key bushfires on the North Coast.

Homes destroyed as fire burns through 6000 hectares

FIREFIGHTERS from across the state have joined forces with other agencies to fight six key bushfires on the North Coast.

Published a story 13th Aug 2019 12:02 PM

COUNCIL has confirmed its main waste facility will be out of action for for days while compost piles are extinguished and protocols are followed.

Toxic Lismore tip fire could take days to fully extinguish

COUNCIL has confirmed its main waste facility will be out of action for for days while compost piles are extinguished and protocols are followed.

Published a story 12th Aug 2019 4:08 PM

A SENIOR firefighter has blasted landowners for what he calls 'pure stupidity' in burning off during windy conditions.

'Pure stupidity': 100 firefighters battle 20 blazes

A SENIOR firefighter has blasted landowners for what he calls 'pure stupidity' in burning off during windy conditions.

Published a story 12th Aug 2019 12:59 PM

PARAMEDICS are at the scene of a two vehicle incident at an intersection notorious for crashes.

Ambulances called to two-car crash on Ballina Rd

PARAMEDICS are at the scene of a two vehicle incident at an intersection notorious for crashes.

Published a story 12th Aug 2019 12:57 PM

MEETING with farmers and producers was on the menu when the new Agriculture Minister visited Lismore.

Agriculture minister gets up to speed on local projects

MEETING with farmers and producers was on the menu when the new Agriculture Minister visited Lismore.

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