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by arrived66
Mon Nov 19, 2012 9:01 pm
Topic: Social media and emergencies
Replies: 26
Views: 14368

Re: Social media and emergencies

Provided you have data coverage, social media (particularly twitter) is a great way of getting a mass message out. The main drawback is probably that only a certain age demographic is using it. The delay until an official message gets out is often quite long, I think it would be great if the officia...
by arrived66
Wed Nov 07, 2012 9:23 pm
Topic: Other incidents/minor fires etc - 2012/2013
Replies: 197
Views: 86646

Re: Other incidents/minor fires etc - 2012/2013

[Initially posted in the 3rd alarm + section, apologies, newbie mistake!] House Fire Lefroy Ave near Great Eastern Hwy Midland. Belmont, Midland, Ellenbrook and Bassandean En Route 2112: Midland Arrived, code 88 2119: Classification 2nd alarm with additional appliances. House totally involved, 2 cre...
by arrived66
Tue Oct 23, 2012 4:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Uniden scanner on sale for $25
Replies: 8
Views: 8815

Re: Uniden scanner on sale for $25

Thanks heaps for the tip-off, just picked one up ;-)

I asked how many were left and at the time of this post Dick Smith has the following in stock:
Rockingham - 5
Innaloo - 3
Perth - 3
Karrinyup - 2
Ellenbrook - 1
Whitfords - 2
Freo - 1
by arrived66
Mon Oct 22, 2012 9:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Can anyone ID this vehicle?
Replies: 11
Views: 26318

Re: Can anyone ID this vehicle?

I'm pretty sure they can also attend structure fires under emergency conditions. We had one slot in behind us once on the way to a house fire and he had his red beacons going.
by arrived66
Mon Oct 22, 2012 9:45 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Car vs Bus Mt Lawley 191012
Replies: 3
Views: 3413

Re: Car vs Bus Mt Lawley 191012

From the 3rd pic it appears the bus has a safe driving ad? Gotta love the irony if that's the case ;-)
by arrived66
Fri Oct 12, 2012 8:12 pm
Forum: Major fires and incidents
Topic: Major structure fires (3rd alarm+) 2011/12
Replies: 107
Views: 127202

Re: Major structure fires (3rd alarm+) 2011/12

House well alight on arrival, fire in front room and roof space.
Units in attendance: Joondalup, Butler, Wangara.
2nd alarm.
Os. Park SET on the way, normal road.
Duncraig & ICV stood down.
by arrived66
Wed Aug 29, 2012 10:23 am
Topic: BFB/VFRS fitness test
Replies: 10
Views: 7007

Re: BFB/VFRS fitness test

For VFRS there's only a form at the application stage in which medical conditions need to be listed. Other than that there are no fitness tests, either initial or ongoing, save for the fact that prior to being operational you have to do demonstrate certain competencies such as rolling/laying out hos...
by arrived66
Thu Aug 02, 2012 8:53 pm
Topic: New VHF channels
Replies: 96
Views: 47614

Re: New VHF channels

Hi folks. First post...

It appears WAERN Channel 141 (Canning Mills - 164.0000) has gone silent. Not surprising, as I haven't seen it on any of the metro comms plans. WAERN Channel 371 is the current 6AR channel for that area and can be accessed on 163.6750Mhz.