Tag: bushfire

Tasmanian bushfire risk to ‘double’ if climate emissions continue apace

Posted December 14, 2015 13:11:01 A new lengthy-term forecast of Tasmania’s fire circumstances has predicted the state’s fire danger threat would double by the finish of the century if carbon emissions continued at existing rates. The Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems Cooperative Investigation Centre report showed the state’s fire season would commence a month earlier and…


BlazeAid volunteers begin perform to clean up Pinery bushfire devastation

Posted December 08, 2015 06:52:54 BlazeAid volunteers have started operating to help clean up areas impacted by the Pinery bushfire north of Adelaide, estimating they will stay there for as lengthy as 4 months. Volunteers are restoring fences for farmers and finishing other jobs in the community, with camps set up in Hamley Bridge and…


SA bushfire insurance coverage claims reach $75 million

Updated November 30, 2015 16:21:50 Insurance coverage losses from the deadly Pinery bushfire which ravaged larges swathes of South Australia’s Mid North last week have reached $ 75 million. The Insurance Council of Australia has declared the bushfire a catastrophe right after it burnt much more than 85,000 hectares of land, destroyed 87 houses, killed…


Hot, windy climate forecast for SA bushfire zone

Posted November 30, 2015 07:42:27 Photo: Hot climate poses a danger as spot fires continue to burn north of Adelaide. (ABC News: Tony Hill) Hot, windy climate could pose a danger on the fire ground in South Australia’s reduced north nowadays, authorities have warned. Key points: Bushfire danger from temperatures in 30s and strong winds…


Federal Government announces Pinery bushfire funding relief

Posted November 29, 2015 12:06:06 Federal cash has been created offered for victims of final week’s Pinery bushfire in South Australia’s Mid-North. Federal Sector Minister Christopher Pyne mentioned folks eligible for Disaster Recovery Payments could access income help, equivalent to Newstart and Youth allowances, for up to 13 weeks. A a single-off $ 1,000 payment…


Bushfire eases at Currarong after mild weather conditions overnight

Posted November 27, 2015 07:18:12 Fire crews are continuing to mop-up soon after a blaze tore through bush at Currarong, on the New South Wales South Coast. The fire started on Thursday morning on the Beecroft Peninsula, in an area employed by the Defence Force for gunnery education. South-easterly winds fanned flames in the path…


Happy memories razed by SA bushfire for Wasleys resident

Posted November 26, 2015 20:26:12 Gallery: Karen Newton lost her residence to a bushfire A large bushfire burning north of Adelaide has razed the property Karen Newton rented at Wasleys for a lot more than 5 years. She watched on Wednesday afternoon as the home, containing every thing she owned, burnt down. “I just came…


Photos shared online begin to reveal full scale of SA bushfire damage

Posted November 26, 2015 16:59:15 Associated Story: Reside: 1st SA fires victim identified as fight to save property continues Related Story: First bushfire victim identified as Allan Tiller The full extent of the damage brought on by a main bushfire in South Australia is beginning to emerge as social media users share photos of the…


‘We had about one minute to grab things’: SA bushfire victims assess losses

By Candice Marcus and Nicola Gage Posted November 26, 2015 16:20:21 Trudy Ireland says her Hamley Bridge property is destroyed but she is grateful her household is alive right after a bushfire ripped through the area north of Adelaide. Some folks are spending the day after the Pinery blaze erupted generating the emotional journey house…


Two dead, fears for third in South Australian bushfire

Updated November 25, 2015 20:48:57 Associated Story: Firefighting sources ‘having tiny impact’ on huge SA bushfire Two people have died in a major bushfire north of Adelaide and there are unconfirmed reports of a third death, South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill has said. One body was found in a paddock close to Pinery and a…