The Victorian Coroner will be asked to launch an inquiry into whether the Hazelwood mine operator had sufficient fire safety systems installed before the toxic blaze broke out, as claims surface that critical equipment had been removed.
Elvis, the state’s flagship firefighting aircraft, has been axed from the 2013 fleet after more than a decade in our skies.
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Donald and Thomas (Ken) Johnson loved their careers as firemen, but sadly it probably sent them to their graves too early.
Firefighters have led a protest march through Melbourne, demanding that funds from the fire services levy be spent on protecting the community. Hundreds of firefighters marched to Parliament House on Monday after the fire levy changed to a property based…