Fire devastates Neerim South home

Over 50 firefighters attended the house fire that caused extensive damage to the home.

A Neerim South house, known to most locals as the former medical clinic, was destroyed by fire on Thursday. The fire was discovered by owner Steve Jedynak when he returned home from the hospital at about 11am. Dr Jedynak was

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Haystack erupts into flames at Cloverlea property

Crews from Darnum, Nilma and Yarragon were among six units that attended the haystack fire in Cloverlea.

Quick and fierce action by CFA units prevented a haystack fire spreading to other infrastructure on a Cloverlea property on Friday night. CFA commander Gary Bryant said six units attended the hay shed fire after receiving the call at 11.18pm.

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Drouin business fire

A fire that consumed the workshop area behind Stihl Shop Drouin on Thursday morning has been deemed non-suspicious by investigators.  Photograph by Peter Eshuis.

Investigators have ruled out any “foul play” in a fire that destroyed the workshop area of a Drouin business last week. Drouin CFA members had to force entry to Stihl Shop Drouin in Princes Way after a passer-by noticed a

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