Significant bush fires 2011/12

Announce thread for significant bush fires & 3rd alarm or above structure fires

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Significant bush fires 2011/12

Post by vk6hgr » Tue Oct 11, 2011 4:46 pm

This thread is predominantly for third alarm and above bush fires however if it is a significant fire (ie threatening homes and businesses) that is at least second alarm then it will be acceptable. If it's not one of those things then post it in one of the other, more appropriate threads.

Remember also that quoting others has been disabled in this thread and WILL NOT WORK.

Please keep the posts to factual information - not rumour, hearsay, possibilities, theories etc. Also keep the information brief and to the point.

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Re: Significant bush/scrub fires 2011/2012

Post by vk6hgr » Sat Oct 29, 2011 2:36 pm

3rd Alarm scrub fires near the DNA Tower in Kings Park.

Kings Park units, ICV and 5 FESA appliances attending.

Polair 66 spotting through 6AR, asked to change to channel 96 but unable, so they're landing to get a FESA radio on board for air intel.

Arson squad notified.

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Re: Significant bush/scrub fires 2011/2012

Post by jezza » Sat Oct 29, 2011 2:41 pm

Argh, I've been posting the same incident here: http://warsug.info/viewtopic.php?f=3&t= ... 284#p96284

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Re: Significant bush/scrub fires 2011/2012

Post by written_ficton » Sat Oct 29, 2011 2:46 pm

- Malaga 2.4
- Wangara Pump & LT

Kings Park Control - Small Fire, access easy, controled but not yet contained.

Perthnow is reporting two fires alight?

http://www.perthnow.com.au/news/special ... 6180317806

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Re: Significant bush/scrub fires 2011/2012

Post by gkoutlis » Sun Nov 20, 2011 5:56 pm

3RD ALARM SCRUB/BUSH FIRE - BANJUP from 15:05 today.

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Re: Significant bush/scrub fires 2011/2012

Post by Helitak_670 » Sun Nov 20, 2011 6:14 pm

Helitak 681's first fire for the season. 682 is not ready yet.

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Re: Significant bush/scrub fires 2011/2012

Post by Infernal » Sun Nov 20, 2011 8:51 pm

Jezza when a fire goes to 3rd alarm its moved to here

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Re: Significant bush/scrub fires 2011/2012

Post by jezza » Sun Nov 20, 2011 10:53 pm

No problem, I didnt know the alarm when I originally posted in the other thread. Thanks for the heads up though!

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Re: Significant bush/scrub fires 2011/2012

Post by WPXZBP » Wed Nov 23, 2011 1:54 pm

Gracetown - large fire in progress.

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Re: Significant bush/scrub fires 2011/2012

Post by Helitak_670 » Wed Nov 23, 2011 4:20 pm

2 x 802's are down there, Helitac 681 departed this morning, and 682 went this afternoon.

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Re: Significant bush/scrub fires 2011/2012

Post by WPXZBP » Wed Nov 23, 2011 5:51 pm

Gracetown fire - aerial footage on GWN News shows what are the remains of 8-9 houses.

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Re: Significant bush/scrub fires 2011/2012

Post by Helitak_670 » Wed Nov 23, 2011 6:12 pm

Channel 7 News said they counted 12, fire now heading to Marg River.

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Re: Significant bush/scrub fires 2011/2012

Post by Chooky » Wed Nov 23, 2011 6:54 pm

Strike team just leaving Perth bound for Margs. Didn't catch them all, but from what i could tell there were a few Vollie FRS Stations ( Bassendean, Rockingham, Armidale maybe ) and USAR.

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Re: Significant bush/scrub fires 2011/2012

Post by HL 101 » Wed Nov 23, 2011 7:15 pm

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Re: Significant bush/scrub fires 2011/2012

Post by Helitak_670 » Wed Nov 23, 2011 8:46 pm

Another going in the morning

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