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"We can mobilise a lot of people quickly, which helped Victoria Police to expedite the evacuation.”
"Our strength was in our communication, which was really good considering the type of area we were searching."
“Make sure you’ve got appropriate footwear and you know what you’re getting yourself into."
“I’m used to working nights," says VICSES volunteer Anthony Johnson.
"At that point, it was lying in a table drain."
"Their composure and confidence during the event was commendable"
Profiling some of our amazing VICSES junior members for International Youth Day.
"The quick response by SES volunteers prevented the fire from destroying the entire vehicle."
"Ultimately, it’s the community that suffers."