LOCAL firefighters did not hesitate when asked to help extinguish the catastrophic fires across Queensland from Friday to Monday, September 13-16.
Five members of the Southern Yorke Country Fire Service Group — Angus McEvoy, Phil Copley, Gavin Porter, Steven Launer and Romeo Ljubicic — flew to Brisbane to help with the firefighting effort.
Crew leader Gavin Porter said their main objective had been to give the Queensland crews a much-needed break.
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