Are alert failures putting lives at risk during fires? | POLL

Are alert failures putting lives at risk during fires? | POLL

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The Alert SA app, mobile phone coverage and the emergency text message alert system have come under fire following the Sherwood bushfire.

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The Alert SA app, mobile phone coverage and the emergency text message alert system have come under fire following the Sherwood bushfire.

Sherwood farmers say the fire is a wake up call on the need to improve mobile phone coverage in the bushfire-prone area.

They also say the failure of emergency warning messages, especially the Alert SA app, could easily have resulted in loss of life on the catastrophic fire danger day. Read more here.

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