Fire at timber yard could smoulder for hours, fireys warn

Premium Content Fire at timber yard could smoulder for hours, fireys warn

Firefighters are using specialist equipment, including gas detectors and a thermal...

Teen allegedly punched firey, police after crashing car

Premium Content Teen allegedly punched firey, police after crashing car

A 16-year-old boy will face court after the incident

A trailer you can set on fire? I’d like to see that

Premium Content A trailer you can set on fire? I’d like to see that

Northern Rivers Fire & Rescue stations have new gear

82 roads either closed or under caution across our region

82 roads either closed or under caution across our region

The Northern Rivers’ road network remains under severe pressure because of rain...

Northern Rivers Dads caught doing bad things in 2020

Premium Content Northern Rivers Dads caught doing bad things in 2020

Some dads haven’t been setting a good example in 2020

'INTENSE': Rain still coming and it will be heavy, BOM warns

Premium Content 'INTENSE': Rain still coming and it will be heavy, BOM warns

TWEED, Byron, Ballina and Lismore have forecasts of 80-200mm of rain for Monday...

Moderate flood warning for Wilsons River as rain intensifies

Moderate flood warning for Wilsons River as rain intensifies

Flood warnings are in place for local rivers and creeks

Jail for Ballina Shire dad-of-five over fake letter

Premium Content Jail for Ballina Shire dad-of-five over fake letter

The man made up a fake reference from a person who wasn't real

Council’s ‘to do’ list: From dog beach access, to CCTV

Premium Content Council’s ‘to do’ list: From dog beach access, to CCTV

BALLINA Council will discuss Flat Rock Tent Park fees, a rezoning proposal at...

Gunpoint robbery at Lismore servo ends in arrest

Premium Content Gunpoint robbery at Lismore servo ends in arrest

Police said the man had a pistol and was given a "large sum" of cash

Up to 60 people evacuated after gas leak

Up to 60 people evacuated after gas leak

A gas leak has been reported at a service station

Batteries thrown in bin spark tip fire

Premium Content Batteries thrown in bin spark tip fire

RESIDENTS have been urged not to throw batteries in the bin after two fires broke...

‘Bizarre’ reason troops will stop manning borders

Premium Content ‘Bizarre’ reason troops will stop manning borders

ADF to pull out of border checks amid calls for states to reopen

Man charged with fire at cathedral, armed robbery, assault

Premium Content Man charged with fire at cathedral, armed robbery, assault

AFTER an extraordinary week of alleged offences, the man was apprehended in...

New fire truck delivers state-of-the art protection

Premium Content New fire truck delivers state-of-the art protection

BALLINA Fire and Rescue crews attend more than 450 fires on average a year.

Heavy hearts: Fire crews mourn loss of ‘really good bloke’

Premium Content Heavy hearts: Fire crews mourn loss of ‘really good bloke’

REX Kemp was known for his dedication and generosity in sharing knowledge and...

Funding to help Wardell, Lennox Head after bushfires

Premium Content Funding to help Wardell, Lennox Head after bushfires

BALLINA Shire Council is using a federal government grant to help repair land...

Be aware of extra fire risk during cooler months

Premium Content Be aware of extra fire risk during cooler months

The cooler months see an increase in the number of house fires

40 YEARS: Serving town gives firey ‘warm fuzzy feeling’

Premium Content 40 YEARS: Serving town gives firey ‘warm fuzzy feeling’

WELL done to Ballina captain Dennis Henry, honoured with the Australian Fire...

'We aren’t prepared for a life without him'

Premium Content 'We aren’t prepared for a life without him'

EMERGENCY services formed a guard of honour ahead of the funeral for Brian Aubusson...

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