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"This addition brings the total number of VICSES accredited road rescue provider units to a whopping 104 across the State."
"Emergency markers mean we don’t have to explore all of the tracks to find and assist hikers.” 
"It was a priority job and, I felt, hard to ignore.”
“All of us at the Nillumbik unit wish the young boy a speedy recovery, so he can continue to enjoy his school holidays.”
“With high winds expected over the weekend we would encourage people not to park under trees, as they may be compromised.”
"Expect aftershocks, and ensure to stay away from damaged buildings and other hazards."
"Trucks can be really hard to deal with, so we were lucky we could cut a hole through the roof"
"With 50 active members, volunteers from the VICSES Knox Unit are among the most active in Victoria"
“A good first-aid person is as good as a nurse in situations like that."