LT crew returns after long night shift

Mitch and Steveo returned at 10:45 Friday morning after spending the night tracking down hot spots at the Harvey fire.

The Light Tanker crew left at 6pm Thursday and spent the night patrolling fire breaks and back roads between Harvey and Yarloop.  Another crew was scheduled to go up Friday night but was subsequently stood down.


Harvey Crew Stood Down

It was decided Tuesday afternoon the Yallingup Rural crew wouldn’t be needed later that night and it was stood down. 

Brigade Off to Harvey Again

Duns. 4.4 in Action Monday (Courtesy DVBFB)
Duns. 4.4 in Action Monday (Courtesy DVBFB)

The brigade is returning to Harvey Tuesday night as it sends a crew up to work the Dunsborough 4.4.  Andy, Carlo, Emma, Matty and Steveo will be leaving at 1800.

By Tuesday morning the fire, which started Sunday, had burnt over 1,120hectares. Overnight around 150 firefighters worked to contain the fire but according to ABC radio Tuesday morning it broke containment lines.

A month ago the brigade was working within a few kilometres of where they are expected to be tonight.