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by Joshek
Wed Jan 15, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: Major fires and incidents
Topic: Significant Bush Fires 2019/20
Replies: 23
Views: 2586

Re: Significant Bush Fires 2019/20

Rockingham 1st reporting properties under threat soon at a scrub fire near Kerosene Lane. Air support is enroute. Unknown classification as of yet.
by Joshek
Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: DFES office tour
Replies: 1
Views: 259

DFES office tour

Well I'm back again with more photos, this time from inside the DFES office, thanks to Connor. My visitor badge https://i.imgur.com/SRiAByY.jpg The communications centre Raw version https://i.imgur.com/E7jHOg4.jpg Edited version https://i.imgur.com/ZFAW3XG.jpg The SOC https://i.imgur.com/fGBSCxj.jpg...
by Joshek
Mon Jan 13, 2020 3:34 pm
Forum: Major fires and incidents
Topic: Significant Bush Fires 2019/20
Replies: 23
Views: 2586

Re: Significant Bush Fires 2019/20

3rd alarm scrub and vessel fire at CASUARINA HOUSE 879 THOMAS RD ANKETELL. Fire was initally reported as a vessel fire, and then spread to nearby bushland. Multiple BWT's and heavy pumps enroute.
by Joshek
Fri Jan 10, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: Major fires and incidents
Topic: Significant Bush Fires 2019/20
Replies: 23
Views: 2586

Re: Significant Bush Fires 2019/20

kensington requesting air support and WAPOL at scrub fire at 7 RINTEL CT KOONDOOLA. requesting train line to be stopped due to fire.
by Joshek
Fri Jan 10, 2020 4:19 pm
Forum: Major fires and incidents
Topic: Significant Bush Fires 2019/20
Replies: 23
Views: 2586

Re: Significant Bush Fires 2019/20

kwinana HSR reporting 3rd alarm scrub fire at Lambeth Circle, Somerford Promenade, Millar Road West and Mandurah Road.
by Joshek
Fri Jan 10, 2020 2:24 pm
Forum: Major fires and incidents
Topic: Significant Bush Fires 2019/20
Replies: 23
Views: 2586

Re: Significant Bush Fires 2019/20

success reporting 3rd alarm scrub fire at the St Claire Gardens in Atwell. Air Intel advising comcen the fire will jump the freeway soon. smoke is impacting gateway shopping centre.
by Joshek
Thu Jan 09, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: Major fires and incidents
Topic: Significant Bush Fires 2019/20
Replies: 23
Views: 2586

Re: Significant Bush Fires 2019/20

rockingam 1st reporting 8-8 3rd alarm scrub at KARNUP RD BALDIVIS X YOUNG RD. properties under immediate threat. fire spreading on both sides of karnup road.

10/1/19 1628: multiple spot fires being reported, but there are little appliances able to attend due to being sent to other incidents
by Joshek
Sat Dec 28, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: DFES/DBCA
Topic: General fire discussions
Replies: 1604
Views: 138687

Re: General fire discussions

Boat fire at Geordie Bay in Rottnest. Rottnest LT 2 turning out and has requested further Rottnest appliances to be paged for BA.
1450: Rottnest Pump turning out, LT 2 arrived 6-6
by Joshek
Sat Dec 28, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: WA Police Service
Topic: Margaret River
Replies: 3
Views: 244

Re: Margaret River

Also, depending on conditions and your equipment, you might actually have a chance of receiving the Bunbury VHF-high repeater on 163.7125, but as I previously mentioned, you wouldn't hear turnouts for appliances in that area since they don't call in via the radio. Edit: just checked the WAERN channe...
by Joshek
Thu Dec 26, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: WA Police Service
Topic: Margaret River
Replies: 3
Views: 244

Re: Margaret River

SurfCom run a DMR repeater network throughout WA, Margret River's frequency would be 164.5875, TS 1 and CC 1, main talkgroup of 200. DFES don't seem to have a command channel repeater out that far, since it's so far north. You could possibly get ambulances calling into hospitals around 78.7125. If y...
by Joshek
Wed Dec 25, 2019 9:40 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Jurien Bay VFRS HSR and LT
Replies: 0
Views: 182

Jurien Bay VFRS HSR and LT

Merry Christmas WARSUG-gers, snapped some pictures of Jurien Bay's VFRS appliances while they were doing their Santa run, here they are. Jurien Bay LT (LT-564, 825068) https://i.imgur.com/64ZyuGG.jpg https://i.imgur.com/LqiyiOz.jpg https://i.imgur.com/kmr1jcU.jpg Jurien Bay HSR (HSR-12, 818065) http...
by Joshek
Sat Dec 21, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: Major fires and incidents
Topic: Significant Bush Fires 2019/20
Replies: 23
Views: 2586

Re: Significant Bush Fires 2019/20

Malaga once again reporting a 3rd alarm scrub fire at HEPBURN AV BALLAJURA X BELLEFIN DR at Cullacabardee. Control point is now located 8 Lake Farm Retreat at Hepburn Avenue, old CP was at Armadale Bunnings. Air support on scene. Comms plan is MCC1.

1245: CP relocated to 12 Lake Farm Retreat
by Joshek
Fri Dec 20, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: DFES/DBCA
Topic: W.A Fire Appliances
Replies: 791
Views: 102151

Re: W.A Fire Appliances

https://warsug.info/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=5454 Mandurah 1st CFRS have new appliances for a while now, UPHR-28 (812041) and LT-574 (825065). Rottnest LT 2 is LT-289 (81340). Waroona VFES has one 2.4B U134 (859032), one 2.4U (816050), and 2 LT's, LT 1 is LT-406 (81440) and LT 2 is LT-509 (81842). They a...
by Joshek
Fri Dec 20, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: DFES/DBCA
Topic: DFES digital
Replies: 53
Views: 11704

Re: DFES digital

Yeah, I'm not a big fan of the voice quality on digital modes. Even listening to SurfCom from my house, to the nearest station in Mandurah just sounds terrible, the voices are very washed out, but you get the occasional good quality. Analouge is still much better for voice quality, unless you have e...
by Joshek
Tue Dec 17, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: Major fires and incidents
Topic: Significant Bush Fires 2019/20
Replies: 23
Views: 2586

Re: Significant Bush Fires 2019/20

Malaga reporting 3rd alarm scrub fire at ALEXANDER DR and BEACH RD, in KOONDOOLA. Air support is enroute. Comms plan is MCC1. 3rd alarm, level 1 incident, fire size is 1 hectare, fire movement stopped, fire was headed NE with SE wind at 20-30 km/h prior, 1 hour to control, CP is at the Koondoola Wat...