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Three rescued from fire

Police helped save three people and a dog from a house fire in Werribee on Tuesday. Detectives from the Wyndham Crime Investigation Unit were on...

Fond farewell for Bernie the Koala

Wildlife rescuers and animal lovers have been left brokenhearted after their efforts to save Bernie the koala, rescued from an out of control burn-off...

Man dies in Burnside house fire

A man has died in a Burnside house fire on Saturday. The 37-year-old, who lived at the Strickland Crescent house, died at the scene. CFA and...

The rock of the brigade

Derek Ramsay has been sole responder for the Rockbank fire brigade for nearly four years. The self-employed draftsman has been turning out to jobs with...

Bus catches fire on freeway

Fifteen people were evacuated from a bus after it caught fire on the freeway last Saturday. The bus was Melbourne-bound on the Western Freeway when...

Ambos assaulted at station

The assault of two paramedics at Caroline Springs train station adds weight to growing calls for mandatory jail sentences for those who attack emergency...

Body of missing man found at Werribee Gorge near Rowsley

Police believe they've found the body of a missing Melbourne man in a state park near Rowsley more than three weeks after he disappeared. Yiwei...

Volunteers, don’t sit on the fence

Melton volunteers are rolling up their sleeves to rebuild fences destroyed in the recent bushfires near Cobden – but they need more hands on...

Motorists defy calls for road safety

Pre-Easter police warnings appeared to have had little affect on more than 150 drivers caught speeding on Melton and Moorabool roads during the long...

Fireys need your help

The Toolern Vale fire brigade has sounded the call for 10 new recruits to strengthen its numbers. The Country Fire Authority is running a six-week...

Teen hurt in gas blast

A teenage boy suffered burns to his body after a gas pipe explosion in Melbourne’s north-west. Properties were evacuated in the wake of the blast...

Melton’s policing boost

More front-line police officers will take to Melton streets this month. Almost 240 additional police will be deployed across the North-West Metro region which takes...

Police seek help over fire

Shocking CCTV footage appears to show three teenage girls lighting a grass fire in Melton West earlier this month. Investigators are hunting for the trio...

Mount Cottrell fire battled

Firefighters fought a large grass and scrub fire in Mount Cottrell last week. Crews were called to the incident at Dohertys Road on Wednesday, November...

It’s all about the base

Melton State Emergency Service crews and volunteers are set to have a new base that would service the Caroline Springs and Plumpton area. The project...

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Devils can’t complain

Things are travelling along nicely for Darley in the Ballarat Netball League. Last season’s runners-up had some changes in the off season and have gone...