Victor Harbor CFS News & Events

The news articles within this section only include some of the incidents attended by the Victor Harbor CFS and our Brigades
(not all incidents are considered suitable for publication)


Lower Inman CFS Open Day - Saturday Nov 5 2016 from 10am-2pm.

As part of Bushfire Action week our brigade is having an open day on Saturday. We open our doors to show off our equipment, explain what we do, answer any questions you may have about preparing for the coming bushfire season or how you can become a volunteer and making a contribution to the safety of your community. So come along say hi and there might even be a sausage or two on offer.

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Mount Mofty Ranges Fire Danger Season Brought Forward

The Mount Mofty Ranges Fire Danger Season has been brought forward to 17 November 2015
 Fire Danger Season

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Victor Group Recruitment and Advice

Lower Inman Brigade will be at the Victor Harbor Farmers market on Saturday October 31 for anyone interested in joining one of the Victor brigades and to provide advice to about preparing for this fire season.

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Changing of the Guard

After serving as captain of the Lower Inman Valley Country Fire Service (CFS) for 12 years, Phil White will officially hand over the reins to Dennis Kluske on September 1. This will also signal the start of a recruitment drive by the Lower Inman brigade to encourage past members to return and to encourage people who have moved to the area to join.

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Multiple 'out of area' deployments since Tuesday 14th January 2014

Extreme fire weather conditions and multiple fires around State of South Australia, occurring from the week of 14th of January 2014, resulted in the Victor Harbor CFS Group coordinating seven separate crew deployments to other Groups and Regions.

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Grass fire Crossman Road, Lower Inman Valley

Lower Inman and Hindmarsh Valley CFS Brigades responded to fire at Crossman Road, near Coote Road, Lower Inman Valley.

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Lightning strike starts grass and scrub fire at Delamere

CFS crews from around the region have been battling a 98 hectare fire at Delamere for several days

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Large Grass Fire within 2 kilometres of Victor Harbor Township

A grass fire at Waitpinga, west of Victor Harbor, destroyed hay bails and burnt an area of 52 hectares

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Medical Airlift of Surfer from Waitpinga Beach

Waitpinga CFS and SES assist SA Ambulance with the medical airlift of a surfer from Waitpinga Beach

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Region mobilised over multiple fires from dry lightning strikes

Victor Harbor along with other CFS Groups responded strike teams to grass and scrub fires at Yankalilla and Delamere.

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