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Another Week and Another Fire

The brigade helped it’s neighbor, Dunsborough, put out an escaped burn Thursday afternoon on Yungarra Drive. David, Pete and Tony S turned up as the Dunsborough trucks arrived, with both Pete and Tony being nearby when the alert went out.  … Continue reading

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First Fire of the Season

All the brigade trucks were out Monday afternoon assisting our neighbours, Wilyabrup, with a fire on Moses Rock Road. The quick turnout prevented the out-of-control burn from spreading into denser bush as the breeze picked up. The 4.4 was first … Continue reading

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Cairnhill Fire Report: Source Identified but not the Cause

Energy Safety WA has released its report on January’s  Cairnhill fire and it identifies what it sees as the source of the fire but the cause could not be determined. The examination found the Cable Termination Head on top of … Continue reading

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Higher Than Normal Bush Fire Risk This Summer

There is a higher than normal bush fire risk this summer according to a report released by the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC Tuesday. A lack of rainfall, a longterm deficit in the soil moisture and high fuel loads have … Continue reading

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Flo Makes Her Debut

Flo, the 12.2 water tanker, made her debut earlier this month, supporting the brigade at a fire in Kalorup. On Saturday, March 8 the brigade’s 4.4 was called out to assist  Metricup and Kalorup brigades with a pole fire on … Continue reading

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A Busy 24 Hours for the Brigade

Did someone say a quiet fire season?  The brigade responded to two fires in 24 hours this week.  The 4.4,  with a crew of five, went to the Kangaroo Gully fire, outside Bridgetown, early Tuesday and did a 12 hour … Continue reading

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