Cudlee Creek fire Day 14

Cudlee Creek fire Day 14

Wednesday’s team of 4 and Thursday’s of 3 had good productive days. As are most of the tasks now, these were for kangaroos and koalas and some possums. And as is often the case, we’ve been to some properties several times – where green spaces...
Cudlee Creek Fire, Day 10

Cudlee Creek Fire, Day 10

South Australian Veterinary Emergency Management (SAVEM) Inc is a Tier 2 Response and Recovery agency with a formal role in the State Emergency Management Plan (SEMP). SAVEM is a Participating Agency under Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA), as are groups such...
Cudlee Creek Fire, Day 6

Cudlee Creek Fire, Day 6

SAVEM has a Control desk in the Gumeracha Hall. We’ve installed our banner, making our presence easily identifiable. Dr Claire has been Operations Manager on Days 5 & 6 – Christmas Day and Boxing Day. SAVEM has one team out today with the capability of...
Cudlee Creek Fire, South Australia, Day 4

Cudlee Creek Fire, South Australia, Day 4

Day 4 was a gruelling day, but with a number of good outcomes. One was “Charlie” the koala – named after Charlie the cherry-picker driver (from Taking Care Of Trees) who elevated Belinda and Rachel to the treetops. Charlie’s mum had perished,...
Cudlee Creek Fire Day 2 SAVEM response

Cudlee Creek Fire Day 2 SAVEM response

Two teams of SAVEM vets and nurses were active in the Cudlee Creek fireground throughout the day. We visited numerous farms and properties, attending to sheep, cattle, alpacas, horses and wildlife. This evening our vehicles have been restocked, reporting to PIRSA...

Cudlee Creek Fire 20 December 2019

SAVEM has been Activated for the Cudlee Creek fire, and is on Standby. We will be attending a briefing at Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) on Saturday 21 December. PIRSA leads the Agriculture and Animal Services Functional Support Group in the State Emergency...