Monthly Archives: January 2016

Fire interrupts Training

A lightning strike interrupted training Tuesday bringing out both the 4.4 and the 1.4. A tree on Abbey Farm Rd was struck by lightning Tuesday evening. Fortunately most of the brigade was at training down the road and a fast … Continue reading

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Simmo’s Without the Ice Cream

The brigade was called to a paddock fire behind Summo’s Ice Cream Friday. The fire was on a horse agistment property and was contained by the time the 4.4 arrived but it took hours to black out as it was … Continue reading

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A Lot of Support Behind the Scenes

Over the last week the brigade firefighters got the publicity, but they have been getting a lot of support behind the scenes. Barb Stevens was on duty 24 hours a day for five days (actually all summer) coordinating volunteers and … Continue reading

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Pole fire brings out brigade

  A power pole fire started a fire in the bush west of Caves Road Tuesday. The fire, on Woodlands Road, Wilyabrup was quickly extinguished. A quick response stopped it escaping into heavy bush The 4.4 responded with Alan,  Andy, … Continue reading

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More Rural Crews to Harvey

Crew shifts to the Waroona-Harvey fire are being scheduled up to Wednesday although Monday is the last overnight shift.  Note:  Crews scheduled after Monday were stood down Monday night. Adam and Andy spent Sunday night in the Ambergate LT.  Monday’s … Continue reading

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Waroona-Harvey Fire keeps Brigade Busy

Rural has been sending a steady stream of crews to help fight the Waroona-Harvey fire. Crews are currently being scheduled up to Tuesday night. The first crew with Andy, Carlo, Matty and Mitch returned Friday night after spending the day … Continue reading

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