Items filtered by date: December 2019
Efforts of firies, vital cool change, save towns from fire
LIGHTNING ignited a fire which took off rapidly to the west of Arthurton and Weetulta, and beelined towards Maitland, in catastrophic conditions at about noon Friday, December 20.
RECORDS tumbled daily as Yorke Peninsula residents sweltered through four consecutive days above 40 degrees Celsius from Tuesday to Friday, December 17-20.
THE case against Jake Dohnt — relating to the two-day manhunt around Wallaroo in July 2018 — is shifting to the District Court.
EMERGENCY services were called to the Wallaroo Hospital to deal with a small peracetic acid spill last Thursday, December 18.
THE state government has introduced new regulations allowing South Australian farmers to grow genetically-modified crops from January 1.
A roof-mounted evaporative air conditioner is believed to have started a fire that caused $250,000 damage to a Port Vincent home last Thursday, December 19.
YORKE-Mid North police are hoping for another quiet New Year’s Eve.
YORKE Peninsula Country Fire Service volunteers are rallying together to help extinguish the catastrophic fires across New South Wales.
YORKE Peninsula Council will waive all development application fees for people who had damaged and/or destroyed property in last month’s Yorketown and Price fires.