A woman has suffered critical burns to her upper body after catching alight during a suspected kitchen explosion in Melbourne's west.
- by Erin Pearson
Investigators found the drug-growing set-up after the blaze was extinguished.
- by Rachel Clun
The firefighting union has slammed the Emergency Services Agency after a house was significantly damaged while a crew was out doorknocking.
- by Blake Foden
Volunteer Marine Rescue Jacob Wells resource controller Roger Hawkes said he felt for the "lovely chap" who had lost all his possessions to a fire that set his house boat alight on Friday Morning.
- by Jocelyn Garcia
Search and rescue operations are under way, emergency services said.
- by Doug Dingwall
ACT Work Safety Commissioner Greg Jones said preliminary investigations indicated the explosion occurred around the time the chefs were changing LPG gas bottles
- by Dan Jervis-Bardy
A Subiaco clothing store has been destroyed by fire in the early hours of Wednesday, sparking a damage bill of about $100,000.
- by staff writers
Firefighters were called out to more than 13,000 false alarms last financial year, costing them precious time and pulling them away from genuine emergencies.
- by Phil Hickey