Significant bush fires 2012/13

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

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Re: Significant bush fires 2012/13

Post by vk6hgr » Mon Feb 25, 2013 3:00 pm

Now 5th alarm. Level 2.

30Ha in size, heavy fuel. Flame height 20m.

All aerial support that is available has been requested.

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Re: Significant bush fires 2012/13

Post by whodini » Mon Feb 25, 2013 3:01 pm

Wildfire glen Forrest
20t/ha fuel load
20m flame height
Ese 20kmh wind
Level 2 inc
DO south east IC
OO Mundaring chief

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Re: Significant bush fires 2012/13

Post by Helitak_670 » Mon Feb 25, 2013 3:03 pm

Malaga, Butler, and Duncraig on route. Looking on google maps it is going to be a hard fire to catch.

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Re: Significant bush fires 2012/13

Post by Helitak_670 » Mon Feb 25, 2013 3:04 pm

Hope valley turning out.
Surprise surprise no alert as of yet on the DUFAS website...

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Re: Significant bush fires 2012/13

Post by whodini » Mon Feb 25, 2013 3:05 pm

Full Level 2 IMT requested to be provided by MROC

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Re: Significant bush fires 2012/13

Post by Helitak_670 » Mon Feb 25, 2013 3:09 pm

Section 13 just declared.

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Re: Significant bush fires 2012/13

Post by Helitak_670 » Mon Feb 25, 2013 3:35 pm

FIO turning out, and also Kalamunda appliances requested.

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Re: Significant bush fires 2012/13

Post by whodini » Mon Feb 25, 2013 4:06 pm

6AR advised Helitacs having issues communicating with ground controller.
Request ground controller monitor ch 644

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Re: Significant bush fires 2012/13

Post by whodini » Mon Feb 25, 2013 4:32 pm

Air ops supervisor advised no more running fire, air support standing down

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Re: Significant bush fires 2012/13

Post by vk6hgr » Wed Feb 27, 2013 1:05 pm

3rd Alarm scrub fire with properties under threat:

http://www.dfes.wa.gov.au/alerts/Pages/ ... um=twitter

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Re: Significant bush fires 2012/13

Post by meg » Wed Feb 27, 2013 1:31 pm

What's the location? The DFES site is non-responsive....getting hammered I assume.

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Re: Significant bush fires 2012/13

Post by whodini » Wed Feb 27, 2013 1:34 pm

Great northern hwy upper swan.
Emergency warning issued for area including the vines & top half of ellenbrook

Control point railway x apple rd

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Re: Significant bush fires 2012/13

Post by Helitak_670 » Wed Feb 27, 2013 1:40 pm

Great Northern Hwy x Apple st
So far I have heard Bassendean 1.4, Guildford, West Swan, Waneroo is now attending, fixed wings are flying around.
time - temp-dew point- RH- Wind dir-wind speed- wind speed at 1000m- last one is GFDI
1300 35 12 25 E 30 40 ENE 40 30
1600 35 10 22 ESE 20 30 E 30 17
1900 29 8 27 ESE 20 30 ESE 30 13
2200 25 5 28 ESE 35 55 E 55 28
0100 23 7 36 ESE 35 50 E 50 23
0400 20 9 49 E 35 50 ENE 50 17
0700 23 9 41 E 40 60 ENE 60 27

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Re: Significant bush fires 2012/13

Post by whodini » Wed Feb 27, 2013 1:46 pm

Level 4 refreshments ordered or 1800
From great northern hwy control.
Sitrep requested

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Re: Significant bush fires 2012/13

Post by Nafenn » Wed Feb 27, 2013 1:50 pm

I heard bullsbrook, east swan, ellenbrook, joondalup earlier, havnt been listening for a while

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