Significant bush fires 2014/15

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

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Re: Significant bush fires 2014/15

Post by Zebedee » Mon Jan 19, 2015 5:01 pm

And here come the extra resources... Two Rocks BFB, Quinns Rocks BFB, Wanneroo Central BFB, Wundowie VFRS, Mundaring VFRS, Bedfordale BFB, South Coogee BFB, Jandakot BFB and Roleystone BFB have all been paged to provide either a heavy, a light tanker or both to Lakes Control.

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Re: Significant bush fires 2014/15

Post by Diceman » Mon Jan 19, 2015 5:22 pm

South part of the five is still very active

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Re: Significant bush fires 2014/15

Post by vk6hgr » Mon Jan 26, 2015 4:44 pm

3rd alarm, level 2 bush/scrub fire Wesco road, Nowergup.

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Re: Significant bush fires 2014/15

Post by Zebedee » Tue Jan 27, 2015 3:40 pm

Third alarm bushfire in Avon Valley National Park. Haven't gotten a precise location yet but the location given for the turnouts was McKnoe Drive in Morangup which has the national park on its border.

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Re: Significant bush fires 2014/15

Post by AusRover » Tue Jan 27, 2015 4:16 pm

Rockingham 1st 88. Old Mandurah Rd/Kerosene Ln incident.

2 acres thick scrub alight. Moving at 1 kph. Require two Lts, 2.4 and air support. Command MSC1. Southerly winds. Objective: Extinguish by 2000 by direct attack to slow ROS.

Rockingham 1st
Rockingham 2nd
Rockingham Deputy
Singleton
Hope Valley

Require WAPOL and Arson. :(

Air support not available.
Emergency warning to be put out shortly. Rangers evac properties in the path of the fire. Fire is moving north. 500 meters per hour. About to impact Freeway. If unimpeded Kerosene fire and Baldivis fires may be joining up soon. Now a Level 2 4th alarm.

Fire Jumped Kulija rd. Spotting 150 meters. Require 4 x tankers 4 x Lts. Still negative for air support. Fires to be merged under one IMT.
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Re: Significant bush fires 2014/15

Post by kinetic_skink » Tue Jan 27, 2015 4:25 pm

Kwinana attending another large fire a couple of kms to the north of the Kerosene Lane indecent. Yet to classify but looks to be at least 2nd alarm.

Approx 10 - 15 acres at this stage.

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Re: Significant bush fires 2014/15

Post by AusRover » Tue Jan 27, 2015 4:39 pm

Baldivis x Millar Rd, Wellard. Baldivis Control. Now 3rd alarm.

10-15 acres alight. Requesting Singleton, which are on their way to Mandurah rd incident.
Paftacs: Grass fire approaching Millar rd. Burning southerly at 10 kph. Command MSE3. Time to control 1 hour.

Success FRS
Kwinana VFRS
Kwinana South
Baldivis
DO Beelier
Baldivis rd to be blocked to traffic.
Success arrived, sending Lt in to save shed.

Fire jumped Millar. Air support requested.
2 loaders required. Negative for air support. No properties under threat for the next 15 minutes.

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Re: Significant bush fires 2014/15

Post by kinetic_skink » Tue Jan 27, 2015 4:46 pm

3rd Alarm Bushfire in Bunbury.

I didn't catch location. Requesting air support.

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Re: Significant bush fires 2014/15

Post by Diceman » Tue Jan 27, 2015 4:48 pm

air support rejected :(
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Re: Significant bush fires 2014/15

Post by kinetic_skink » Tue Jan 27, 2015 4:51 pm

Diceman - Thats the Baldivis Rd being rejected air support
Properties under threat in 15.

DO advised the 2 fires there likely to join soon. If so will become level 2 incident.

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Re: Significant bush fires 2014/15

Post by kinetic_skink » Tue Jan 27, 2015 4:55 pm

Still no air support. Classified as 4th Alarm Scrub, Level 2 Incident.

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Re: Significant bush fires 2014/15

Post by AusRover » Tue Jan 27, 2015 5:04 pm

To Recap: Kersosene Ln and Baldivis rd now fires becoming one incident. 4th alarm Level 2. Command MSE3 36, 139.

Air support not available. Properties under attack.

Advise Freeway should be closed at Mortimer rd.

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Re: Significant bush fires 2014/15

Post by vk6hgr » Thu Jan 29, 2015 2:42 pm

3rd alarm bush/scrub fire, Abbott Road, Perth Airport.

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Re: Significant bush fires 2014/15

Post by Nafenn » Thu Jan 29, 2015 4:13 pm

tree/grass/scrub fire Hidden Valley Rd Parkerville - Called 88 on arrival from Mundaring FPO

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wattleup fire's

Post by vk6ngs » Wed Feb 04, 2015 12:42 pm

Wattleup Bushfires x 2
Multiple fire crews on route to assist at an out of control bushfire Mortimer St x Pearce Rd .
Second fire Wattleup Rd x Mandogalup Rd , also out of control and air support requested.
Both fires are 3rd alarm and resources are coming from all over the metro area to assist.
Air support has been requested

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