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News: Govt under pressure to set up rural fire service

Post by vk6hgr » Tue Jun 21, 2016 9:28 am

The Barnett Government will be under pressure to set up an Eastern States-style rural fire service in line with a major recommendation from the investigation into January’s Yarloop disaster.

The West Australian can reveal the keenly anticipated report makes the case for WA to follow NSW, Victoria and South Australia in having a specialist body to handle bushfire management outside the metropolitan area, including mitigation.

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Re: News: Govt under pressure to set up rural fire service

Post by Infernal » Wed Jun 29, 2016 2:47 pm

Thats all very well and good, however SA, VIC, NSW all have CFS/CFA/RFS and all we still had massive fires in the Eastern States, like Pinnery and Wye River.

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