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"Our volunteers are highly skilled to help save lives and this equipment will help them greatly."
We take a step-by-step look at the risks to your life, your vehicle and our volunteers.
"We are seeing increasing reports of vehicles entering floodwater across the state."
"The VICSES volunteers were able to rescue all the trapped persons, but it could so easily have been a different story."
"We are grateful to them for their self-sacrifice and dedication; their award today is well-deserved.”
VICSES Knox Unit volunteers joined partner agencies as the vehicle leaned dangerously with the driver still inside.
"Larger tsunami waves are no longer a threat, but small and unusual waves may still be expected."
"If you do lose your way and have called for help, stay where you are."
"Our volunteers are part of what makes Victoria such a special place to live."