Significant bush fires 2014/15

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

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Significant bush fires 2014/15

Post by vk6hgr » Tue Oct 14, 2014 8:49 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.

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Re: Significant bush fires 2014/15

Post by Helitak_670 » Tue Nov 04, 2014 3:40 pm

3rd alarm flynn rd Chidlow.

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Re: Significant bush fires 2014/15

Post by phreak » Wed Nov 12, 2014 4:23 pm

3rd Alarm Grass Fire
Roe Hwy Control
Roe Hwy East Cannington X Orrong Road

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http://www.watoday.com.au/wa-news/welsh ... 1lcib.html

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Re: Significant bush fires 2014/15

Post by vk6hgr » Thu Nov 13, 2014 5:09 pm

3rd alarm fire Chittering Rd Bullsbrook. Air support on its way.

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Re: Significant bush fires 2014/15

Post by matth2004 » Sun Nov 16, 2014 5:45 pm

3rd (?) alarm fire behind the lakes roadhouse, the lakes. control point was horton rd x great southern hwy but has just moved to 600m down flynn road, off great eastern hwy.

command 613 (likely to change)

130x130 burnt. slow moving in SE direction

edit (1752hrs): dozer on scene now. couple of light tankers have knocked off the running fire. they're going into mop up shortly. eta another 2hrs on scene

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Re: Significant bush fires 2014/15

Post by vk6hgr » Sun Nov 23, 2014 2:13 pm

3rd alarm bushfire, Warren Rd in Bullsbrook.

Police slowing traffic on GN Highway.

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Re: Significant bush fires 2014/15

Post by Zebedee » Sun Nov 23, 2014 8:54 pm

vk6hgr wrote:3rd alarm bushfire, Warren Rd in Bullsbrook.
Warren Road was closed by police while the main firefighting action took place. It got re-opened to traffic around 5pm.

Adding to the general chaos there was a car vs motorbike crash on Gt Northern Highway immediately north of Warren Road just before the fire vehicles started arriving. When I went past a couple of defence personnel looked like they were giving first aid to someone lying in the middle of the road. When I went back past in the other direction a little while later there was an ambulance and police car blocking most of the road, shunting southbound traffic onto the emergency lane. The smoke from the fire made visibility in the general area rather limited.

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Re: Significant bush fires 2014/15

Post by vk6hgr » Wed Nov 26, 2014 1:59 pm

4th alarm bushfire in Gingin, Wannerie Road x Cowalla Road.

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Re: Significant bush fires 2014/15

Post by colin » Sun Nov 30, 2014 3:06 pm

3rd Alarm bushfire Hoddys Well
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Re: Significant bush fires 2014/15

Post by Helitak_670 » Sun Nov 30, 2014 3:06 pm

3rd Alarm Clackline, Great Eastern hwy x tooday-clackline rd Helitac 676/674 is in attendance along with Air attack 5 (VH-YUQ)

Gingin has Bomber 604 at redgully rd (going up again)

Another big fire at Neebrup

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Re: Significant bush fires 2014/15

Post by Helitak_670 » Sun Nov 30, 2014 3:07 pm

Bomber 604 has now been re directed to Moore River

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Re: Significant bush fires 2014/15

Post by matth2004 » Sun Nov 30, 2014 4:57 pm

Emergency advise issued for Ocean Farms Estate residents. Fire tracking in a NE direction towards property.

Edit 1700: CFM Wanneroo just classified it as 3rd alarm
Lancelin, Butler, CFM Swan on their way

Edit 1726:
command ch is 503
CP is Oceans Pl x Indian Ocean Dr https://goo.gl/maps/QX700
Joondalup, Ellenbrook and Quinns Rocks en route

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Re: Significant bush fires 2014/15

Post by Zebedee » Thu Dec 04, 2014 12:47 pm

Third alarm bushfire in Pinjar. Has been reported as Pinjar Road cross of Dasypogon Road.

Looks like a fair number of resources being mobilised.

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Re: Significant bush fires 2014/15

Post by vk6hgr » Thu Dec 04, 2014 1:11 pm

Pinjar fire now 4th alarm, level 2.

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Re: Significant bush fires 2014/15

Post by vk6hgr » Thu Dec 04, 2014 1:55 pm

3rd alarm scrub fire Heritage Dr Roleystone.

Properties potentially under threat, fire heading up a 40 degree slope.

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