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Essendon Fields today donated $10,000 to the Victoria State Emergency Service (VICSES) Essendon Unit, in recognition of their incredible efforts in the local area.
"Recent flows through our rivers and estuaries have changed conditions on, underneath, and around the water."
VICSES volunteers, LSV volunteers, and members of the public, Sunday, 4th December 2022.
"Overnight, VICSES volunteers undertook five floodwater rescues of stranded motorists."
"Thank you to our extraordinary VICSES volunteers."
"The quick-thinking of our volunteers was matched by the incredible response by the community."
"By the time the crew arrived, the driver had sought refuge on the roof."
"Now is the time to be flood ready."
"Sunday is expected to bring more intense rain coming in from the west."
"The power to the unit – and to Tatura – failed."