K.I. resident, and senior CFS volunteer, Shane Leahy almost lost everything in the 2019/20 bushfires
Crushed, hopeless and helpless - that was Rachel Ireland's overwhelming reaction when her husband David, a CFS volunteer rang to say 'the house is gone'.
Brad, who was 21 at the time, tried to outrun the fire but was forced to run through a wall of flames to reach unburnt ground.
CFS Volunteers tried desperately to save Captain Chris Coombe family home after a fire broke out as a result of an electrical fault