Stories of our Beneficiaries

K.I. resident, and senior CFS volunteer, Shane Leahy almost lost everything in the 2019/20 bushfires
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Fighting a fire, losing everything and starting again ... Tim Buck's Story on Kangaroo Island
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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'.
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Ben and family needed to rebuild their family home after the Sampson Flat fires in 2015
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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.
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CFS Volunteers tried desperately to save Captain Chris Coombe family home after a fire broke out as a result of an electrical fault
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​As a CFS volunteer firefighter Jim Donnelly has devoted himself to protecting the properties of others, but in a cruel twist of fate there was one property he couldn’t save, his own.